Expanded Recall: Canadian Tire Corporation recalls Cuisinart® Electric Smoker

Starting date:
October 6, 2014
Posting date:
October 6, 2014
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Improper Safety Mechanisms, Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-41683

Expansion of July 18, 2014 recall

Affected products

Cuisinart® Electric Smoker

Product description

This voluntary recall involves all units of the Cuisinart® electric smoker identified by product number 85-1153. All batch codes are affected.

The electric smokers are black with the name “Cuisinart” printed on the stainless steel door.  The product has five cooking racks and a thermostat to control the temperature.

Hazard identified

The affected Cuisinart® electric smokers are being recalled as a precautionary measure due to safety concerns that gas may build up within the unit causing the door on the smoker to open while the unit is in use.

Canadian Tire has received ten reports of the door on the smoker opening while in use.  No injuries have been reported.

Health Canada has received two reports of consumer incidents related to the use of these electric smokers.  No injuries have been reported.

Number sold

Approximately 9,238 units of the Cuisinart® electric smokers were sold at Canadian Tire stores across Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled Cuisinart® electric smokers were sold between February 2012 and September 2014.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Importer
Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited
Toronto
Ontario
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the affected Cuisinart® electric smokers and return them to their local Canadian Tire store for a refund.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.