PowerXL Stuffed Wafflizer Waffle Maker Recalled Due to Burn Hazard
Immediately stop using the recalled product and contact Empower Brands to receive a free latch adapter part and written instructions to complete the repair.
This recall involves the 5 inch (12.7 cm) PowerXL Stuffed Wafflizer Waffle Maker with model number ESWM02. The waffle makers were sold in 3 colors including black, cinnamon, and slate. The model number is printed on the label attached to the power cord. The PowerXL logo, and green and red indicator lights are located on the front of the waffle maker.
Hot pieces of the waffle or stuffing can be expelled from the waffle maker during use or upon opening the product, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
As of May 17, 2023, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada. In the United States, the company has received 44 reports of incidents including 34 burn injuries with three consumers seeking medical attention.
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact Empower Brands to receive a free latch adaptor part and written instructions to complete the repair.
For more information, consumers can contact Empower Brands by telephone toll free at 866-276-0063, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.prodprotect.com/recall/wafflizer or https://powerxlproducts.com, and click on “Safety Recalls” at the top of the page.
Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Empower Brands, LLC.
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.
The company reported that 777 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and 350,494 were sold in the United States.
Time Period Sold
The affected products were sold from July 2021 to October 2022.
Place of Origin
Manufactured in China.
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