Epicure Prep Bowls (Set of 4) recalled due to Laceration Hazard

Starting date:
April 7, 2021
Posting date:
April 7, 2021
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Laceration Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-75305

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Epicure Prep Bowls (Set of 4)
  • Issue: The tempered glass bowl can break or shatter during use, posing a laceration hazard.
  • What to do: Immediately stop using the product and contact Epicure for a product replacement.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC), and Victorian Epicure Inc.

Affected products

Epicure Prep Bowls (Set of 4)

Product description

This recall involves Epicure transparent tempered 1-cup glass prep bowls which are stackable with sealable silicone lids. They are sold as a set of 4. The product code 1004242 is printed on the bottom of the packaging.

Hazard identified

The tempered glass bowl can shatter during use, posing a laceration hazard.

As of Mar 19, 2021 the company has received 35 reports of glass breakage in Canada, and 1 report of a cut to the finger. In the United States, the company received 6 reports of incidents related to breakage of glass. No injuries have been reported.

Number sold

The company reported that 4,907 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and 1,622 units were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from May 1, 2020 to September 30, 2020.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Victorian Epicure Inc.
10555 West Saanich Road
North Saanich
V8L6A8
British Columbia
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product, dispose of it, and contact Epicure's customer experience team for a replacement.

For more information, consumers may contact Epicure's customer experience team by telephone at 1-888-595-6363 (Canada) or 1-855-668-5909 (USA), from Monday to Friday, between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm Pacific Standard Time or by email at customerexperience@epicure.com.

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.