CPSC Recall - Issued 9/19/2013

Frigidaire Recalls Professional Blenders Due to Laceration Hazard

Manufacturer: Electrolux Home Care Products Inc.
Product: Frigidaire Professional blenders
Hazard: The blender’s blade shaft assembly can break during use, posing a laceration hazard to consumers.
Injuries: Frigidaire has received eight reports of the blender’s blade shaft assembly breaking. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves Frigidaire Professional© brand blender model FPJB56B7MS with a serial number between FFP 49 1203 0001 and FFP 49 1237 00974. The model and serial numbers are located on a serial plate on the underside of the blender’s motor base. Frigidaire Professional is printed on the front base of the blenders. The 5-speed blender is brushed aluminum and has black buttons on the front. The blender container is a 56-oz. clear glass jar with a black lid and a black base.
Remedy: Replace
Sold At: Best Buy, Target and other stores nationwide and online at amazon.com, bedbath.com and other online retailers from March 2012 through July 2013 for about $130.
Units: About 14,000
Consumer Contact: Frigidaire toll-free at (888) 747-7637 from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday and from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. CT on Saturday and Sunday, or online at www.frigidaire.com and click on Product Recall at the bottom of the page for more information or online at www.blenderrecall.com and enter the blender’s serial number to determine if the blender is part of the recall
Company Website: www.frigidaire.com