Product Recall: Hamilton Beach Recalls Baby Food Makers Due to Small Parts Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Baby food processor
Hazard: Use of 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 processed food.
Consumer Contact: Hamilton Beach at (800) 672-5872 Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET, or at www.hamiltonbeach.com and click on Recall Info at the bottom of the page for more information.
Units: About 790 in the U.S. and about 3,100 in Canada
Description: This recall involves bébé brand baby food makers manufactured by Hamilton Beach. The baby food maker is a small food processor. It has a white and gray 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. “Hamilton Beach” and “bébé” are on the front of the motor base. The food maker 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.
Incidents/Injuries: Hamilton Beach has received four reports of the stainless steel pin in the food bowl lid becoming loose, including three in which the pin fell into processed food. There have been no reports of injuries or property damage.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the slicing/shredding disc and contact Hamilton Beach to receive a free replacement food bowl lid, motor shaft adapter and slicing/shredding disc. Consumers may continue to use the baby food maker for steaming, chopping and pureeing.
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.
Importer: Hamilton Beach Brands Inc., of Glen Allen, Va.