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iDevices recalls Temperature Probes
- Starting date:
- September 3, 2014
- Posting date:
- September 3, 2014
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Tools and Electrical Products
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Product Safety
- General Public
- Identification number:
Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and iDevices LLC
Cooking thermometer probes
This recall involves all Pro Ambient Temperature Probes and Pro Meat Probes manufactured from May 2014 through June 2014. The probe measures ambient air and meat temperature. The probes were sold separately as an accessory for the iGrill, iGrill2 grilling thermometers and the Kitchen Thermometer cooking thermometers. The meat probe was also sold as a component of the iGrill2 set.
The probes consist of a curved stainless steel rod attached to a mini connector by a steel braided cable. The iDevices logo is stamped into the top of the cord holder. Recalled probes have only two indentations, or crimps, in the base of the probe tube where is attached to the braided cable.
|iGrill2 (with date codes 1420 and 1423)||IGR0002||852931005025|
|iGrill Pro Ambient Probe||IGR0004||852931005148|
|iGrill Pro Meat Probe||IGR0005||852931005193|
|Kitchen Thermometer Pro Ambient Probe||KT0004||852931005162|
|Kitchen Thermometer Pro Meat Probe||KT0005||852931005216|
The plastic insulator located inside the stainless steel probe is not heat resistant and can melt and fall into food, posing an ingestion hazard.
iDevices has received 11 reports of the probe overheating and the plastic insulator melting during normal use in the United States (none in Canada). No injuries were reported.
Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or complaints related to the use of this device.
Approximately 510 units of the recalled products were distributed in Canada, with an unknown number sold to consumers, and approximately 48,500 units were distributed in the United States.
Time period sold
The affected product was sold from May 2014 through July 2014 by various retailers in Canada and the United States.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled temperature probes and contact iDevices for a free replacement.
Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.
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.
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