Premiere Kitchen Products recalls The Sharper ImageTM Mandoline Slicer with Interchangeable Blades

Starting date:
May 1, 2018
Posting date:
May 1, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Laceration Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-66644

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Premiere Kitchen Products

Affected products

The Sharper Image™ Mandoline Slicer, Julienne Blade Attachment

Product description

This recall involves The Sharper Image™ Mandoline Slicer, julienne blade attachment. The recalled slicers are a non-electric food preparation item used to slice and julienne vegetables. The slicers have a clear plastic container to capture the sliced food, two light green interchangeable blades, a holder for the attachments, and a plastic knob component to move and hold the food. Model number 12SP1006 and UPC 709996669580 are printed on the product packaging.

Only the julienne blade attachment is affected. Consumers can continue to use the larger blade attachment and the other accessories.

Hazard identified

The small blades in the julienne slicer attachment can separate from the plastic assembly, posing a potential laceration hazard to consumers.

As of April 23, 2018, the company has received 1 report of a blade dislodging in Canada, and no reports of injuries. In the United States, the firm has received four reports of the small blades separating from the julienne attachment during food preparation. No injuries have been reported.

Number sold

Approximately 228 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and approximately 11,448 units were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The products were sold from approximately July 2017 to April 2018 at Winners locations across Canada.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Premier Kitchen Products (PKP)
New York
New York
UNITED STATES
Importer
TJX Canada
Mississauga
Ontario
CANADA
Manufacturer
China National Aero-Technology Import & Export Corp.
Hangzhou Company
Hangzhou
CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled julienne slicer attachment and contact Premiere Kitchen Products directly to receive a $15 Visa gift card.  Consumers can continue to use the larger blade attachment and the other accessories.

For more information, consumers may contact Premier Kitchen Products by telephone toll-free at 1-800-304-4035 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday, by email or fill out the recall form on the company’s website to receive a $15 Visa gift card.

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.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.