Consumer product recall

BlendJet 2 Portable Blenders recalled due to fire and laceration hazards

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Summary

Product
BlendJet 2 Portable Blenders
Issue
Consumer products - Fire hazard
Consumer products - Laceration hazard
What to do

Immediately stop using the recalled products and contact BlendJet for a free replacement of the BlendJet 2 base unit.

 

Affected products

This recall involves BlendJet 2 Portable Blenders sold in in a variety of colours and designs. Serial numbers are printed on the bottom of the base along with "blendjet2" and "The Original Portable Blender". The blenders measure approximately 9.5 inches (24 cm) in height and 3 inches wide (8 cm) and weigh approximately 1.5 pounds. 

Units where the first 4 digits of the serial number are between 5201-5542 and are subject to the recall must be identified through the use of the "Is my BlendJet 2 Recalled?" tool located at  www.blendjet.com/safetyandrecall

Issue

The recalled blenders can overheat or catch fire, and the blender blades can break off, posing fire and laceration hazards to consumers.

As of December 14, 2023, the company has received one report of fire and approximately 10 reports of metal blades breaking in Canada. No injuries have been reported.  Outside of Canada, the company has received approximately 319 reports of the blades breaking while in use, and an additional 16 reports of overheating or fires, resulting in property damage claims of approximately $150,000.  Injuries include reports of approximately 49 minor burns and one minor laceration.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled blenders and contact BlendJet for a free replacement of the BlendJet 2 base unit. Consumers will need to remove and cut the rubber seal from the base of their recalled blender into three or more pieces and upload or email a photo showing the serial number on the bottom of the unit and its rubber seal in pieces to www.blendjet.com/safetyandrecall or safety@blendjet.com to BlendJet to receive the free replacement of the base.

For more information, consumers can contact BlendJet toll-free at 844-334-0562 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, online at www.blendjet.com/safetyandrecall, or at Blendjet.com and click on “Recall Information” at the top of the page for more information. Consumers can identify whether they have a recalled unit by entering the serial number of their unit into the "Is my BlendJet 2 Recalled?" tool located at www.blendjet.com/safetyandrecall, or by calling the toll-free number.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and BlendJet, Inc.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind consumers to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.

Additional information

Background

Number Sold

The company reported that 117,286 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and about 4.8 million were sold in the United States.

Time Period Sold

The affected products were sold from approximately October 2020 to November 2023.

Place of Origin

Manufactured in China

Details
Original published date:
Alert / recall type
Consumer product recall
Category
Consumer products - Appliances
Companies

Importer

BlendJet, Inc.

Benicia, California

United States

Published by
Health Canada
Audience
General public
Identification number
RA-74760