Consumer product recall

Conair Consumer Products ULC recalls Cuisinart Vertical Waffle Iron

Starting date:
January 18, 2019
Posting date:
January 18, 2019
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Product Safety
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

 Cuisinart Vertical Waffle Iron (sold by Costco Canada)

Product description

This recall involves the Cuisinart Vertical Waffle Iron with a black base/handle and fill spout sold exclusively at Costco Canada (Item No. 1203269). The recalled waffle iron units can be identified by model number WAF-V100PCC (UPC 068459170859) with date codes 2418 to 3118.

The model number is located on the bottom of the unit and the date code can be found in two places:

  1. Located on the bottom of the unit (stamped under the Model No.)
  2. On the side of the plug prong

Cuisinart Vertical Waffle Iron units with a silver/grey base/handle and fill spout are not affected.

Hazard identified

A small number of the waffle irons may have been assembled improperly, which could cause the unit to malfunction and/or pose a risk of shock to consumers.

As of January 18, 2019, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 3,000 units of the affected products were sold at Costco in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from August to October 2018.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China



Conair Consumer Products ULC




Images (select thumbnail to enlarge - opens in a new window)

What you should do

Consumer should stop using the unit immediately and return it to their local Costco warehouse for a full refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Conair Consumer Products ULC by telephone at 1-866-729-2389 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST (Monday-Friday).

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 Canadians 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.