Cuisinart Recalls Food Processors Due to Laceration Hazard

The reversible slicing/shredding disc can loosen and the blade can strike and break the food processor’s cover. The cover’s broken plastic pieces can hit consumers.

Recall date: November 21, 2013
Recall number: 14-029
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Cuisinart 7-cup food processors

Hazard:

The reversible slicing/shredding disc can loosen when in use and the blade can strike and break the food processor’s cover. The cover’s broken plastic pieces can hit consumers, posing a laceration hazard.

Consumer Contact:

Cuisinart toll-free at (877) 339-2534 from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, and from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET Saturday or Sunday, or online www.cuisinart.com and click on Recall for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 25,000

Description

This recall involves nine models of Cuisinart food processors including, MFP-107, MFP-107BC, MFP-107BCWS, MFP-107BK, MFP-107BKWS, MFP-107DCWS, MFP-107MGSLT, MFP-107MR or MFP-107WS.  The model number is on the underside of the food processor base. The food processors were sold in white, black, brush chrome, metallic gray, metallic red and silver colors. They have a seven cup plastic work bowl and three push buttons “On,” “Pulse” and “Off.”  Cuisinart is stamped on the front. 

Incidents/Injuries

Cuisinart has received one report of an incident involving a consumer being struck on the cheek by a piece of the food processor’s plastic cover that cracked off while the reversible slicing disc was being used. No medical attention was sought.  

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled food processors and contact Cuisinart to receive a free replacement lid and reversible slicing/shredding disc. 

Sold at

Belk, Best Buy, Dillards, J.C. Penney, Macy’s, Sears, Williams-Sonoma and other stores nationwide, and online at Amazon.com and Zappos.com from October 2012 through June 2013 for about $100.

Distributor

Cuisinart, a division of Conair Corp., of Stamford, Conn.

Manufactured in

China

  • Cuisinart food processor

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