The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of product: Toaster Oven/Broilers
Units: About 106,000
Importer: Haier America Trading L.L.C., of New York, N.Y.
Manufacturer: Lun Dar Electric Ind. Ltd., of Taiwan
Hazard: Electrical connections in the toaster oven/broilers can become loose, posing electrical shock and burn hazards.
Incidents/Injuries: Haier America has received two reports of minor burns and one report of a minor electrical shock to consumers, and one report of minor property damage.
Description: This recall involves toaster oven/broilers with model number RTO1400SS. The units are stainless steel and black plastic. "Haier" is printed on the front and the model number is printed on a label on the back of the toaster oven/broilers.
Sold at: Mass merchandisers and specialty retailers nationwide from September 2006 through January 2009 for approximately $20 to $40.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled toaster oven/broilers and contact Haier America to receive a free replacement toaster oven/broiler.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Haier America at 866.927.4810 anytime, or visit the firm's Web site at www.haieramerica.com.