Bodum Recalls Toasters Due to Shock Hazard
Name of product: Bodum Bistro Toasters
Hazard: The recalled toasters can leak electric current when operating at the maximum normal temperature, posing a shock hazard to consumers.
Remedy: Refund Recall date: July 17, 2019
Units: About 2,400 (In addition, about 1,480 in Canada)
Consumer Contact: Bodum toll-free at 833-722-6386 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.bodum.com and click on Product Advisories for more information.
Description: This recall involves two models of the Bodum Bistro toaster in stainless steel: (1) a two-slice model with SKU 10709-16-4 and (2) a four-slice model with SKU 11840-16. The SKU number appears on the bottom of the toaster. The word "Bodum" is embossed on the side of the products.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled toasters and return them to the store where they were purchased for a full refund or contact Bodum to receive a prepaid mailer to return the toaster for a full refund.
Incidents/Injuries: No injuries have been reported in the U.S. There were eight reports of consumers being shocked when touching the toaster in Canada.
Sold At: Home appliance stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com and other websites from September 2018 through June 2019 for between $24 and $44.
Manufacturer: EnTech Products Ltd., of Hong Kong, China
Importer: Bodum USA Inc., New York, N.Y.
Manufactured In: China