The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced the recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed. Consumers can submit reports of harm to CPSC’s searchable online product safety database at www.SaferProducts.gov. A searchable food and medical product recall database is available at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm.
Units: About 790
Hazard: Using the slicing/shredding disc with the motor shaft adapter can cause the stainless steel pin in the food bowl lid to loosen and fall into food.
Description: The bébé brand baby food maker manufactured by Hamilton Beach is a small food processor. It has a motor base with an orange control knob, a clear plastic five-cup food bowl and a gray-colored food bowl lid with a built-in food chute. It comes with the following accessories: a chopping and mixing blade, a slicing and shredding disc, a removable motor shaft adapter, a food pusher, a three-cup steaming basket, 10 storage containers and two storage container caddies.
Sold at: Buy Buy Baby stores nationwide, through specialty distributor Victor Co. Inc. and online at Buybuybaby.com, Hamiltonbeach.com and Walmart.com from September 2013 through February 2014 for about $90.
Remedy: Stop using the slicing/shredding disc and contact Hamilton Beach for a replacement food bowl lid, motor shaft adapter and slicing/shredding disc. The baby food maker still can be used for steaming, chopping and pureeing.
Contact: Call 800-672-5872 or visit www.hamiltonbeach.com.