Consumer product recall

Prepworks by Progressive Nut Chopper recalled due to potential injury hazard

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Summary

Product
Prepworks by Progressive Nut Chopper recalled due to potential injury hazard
Issue
Consumer products - Injury hazard
What to do

Immediately stop using the recalled nut chopper and return to the place of purchase.

Affected products

This recall involves the Prepworks by Progressive Nut Chopper model number GFNC-2 sold at Lee Valley Tools from December 2018 to October 2019. The clear plastic nut chopper has a red domed lid and hand-crank handle, stainless steel blades, and a removable screw-base bottom reservoir.

Issue

The plastic container can break and release sharp shards of plastic, which can fall into the receptacle reservoir with the food, posing ingestion and injury hazards.

As of March 21, 2022, Lee Valley Tools has received 6 reports of incidences in Canada and no reports of injuries.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled nut chopper and contact the place of purchase for instructions on how to return the product for a full refund.

For more information, only consumers who purchased the nut chopper at Lee Valley Tools from December 2018 to October 2019 with proof of purchase can contact them by telephone toll-free at 1-800-267-8761, Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. EST and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 pm EST, or by email. Do not contact Lee Valley Tools if the nut chopper was purchased at another retailer.

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.

Additional information

Background

Number Sold

The company reported that 2,944 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time Period Sold

The affected products were sold at Lee Valley Tools from December 2018 to October 2019.

Place of Origin

Manufactured in China

Details
Original published date: 2022-03-25
Alert / recall type
Consumer product recall
Category
Consumer product - Household items
Companies

Manufacturer

Progressive International

Kent

Washington

UNITED STATES

Published by
Health Canada
Audience
General public
Identification number
RA-64019