22 models of food processors recalled after reports of broken blade pieces
Cuisinart and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission are recalling about 8 million food processor blades after reports of broken blade pieces in their food.
The maker of Cuisinart, Conair, received 69 reports of consumers finding broken pieces of a blade in their food, including 30 reports of mouth lacerations or tooth injuries.
The blades have four rivets, are silver-colored stainless steel and have a beige plastic center. Only the food processors with four rivets in the blades are included in the recall, according to CPSC and Cuisinart.
The recall affect 22 models total made in China that were sold between July 1996 and Dec. 2015 at a prices between $100 and $350 when purchased. Anyone who may have bought one of the models is encouraged to check the bottom of the food processor and compare it with the following model numbers that begin with:
CFP-9, CFP-11, DFP-7, DFP-11, DFP-14, DLC-5, DLC-7, DLC-8, DLC-10, DLC-XP, DLC-2007, DLC-2009, DLC-2011, DLC-2014, DLC-3011, DLC-3014, EV-7, EV-10, EV-11, EV-14, KFP-7 and MP-14.
Anyone with a food processor with an affect blade should immediately stop using it and contact Cuisinart for a free replacement blade. Consumers can call 877-339-2534 from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Saturday and Sunday, or online at www.cuisinart.com. Click on "Product Recalls" at the bottom of the page for more information on the voluntary recall.