Before you go ahead and make your next smoothie, make sure your blender isn’t affected by the recent recall of Conair’s compact blender and juicer combo.
According to a statement shared on Cuisinart’s official website, Conair has voluntarily recalled over 66,000 units of the Cuisinart Compact Blender & Juicer Extractor Combo – Model CBJ-450.
However, juice extractors are unaffected and can continue to be used as per the release.
The nut that holds the blade assembly in the blender has been reported to loosen and detach from the base during use, posing a laceration risk if a consumer touches one of the exposed blades, the company said. has said.
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No injuries have been reported, but there have been at least three incidents of blender blades becoming dislodged during use. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), he had one of those incidents in which a blade punctured a blender container.
The compact blender sold for about $80 from November 2021 through August 2022 at various retailers nationwide and online, including Crate & Barrel, Amazon, Macy’s, Kohl’s, and other specialty stores. .
Cuisinart’s parent company, Conair, has instructed consumers to immediately stop using the blender portion of the recalled device (the model number is located on the bottom of the base and on the original packaging) and for a free replacement blade assembly. I advised to contact the company. Consumers are instructed on how to properly install replacement blades and no special tools are required.
Cuisinart invites customers to complete the recall registration form by completing the recall registration form online or by calling the company toll-free at (877) 339-2534 between 7:00 am and 11:00 pm EST. Recommended. Monday through Friday.