About 8 million Cuisinart food processors are being recalled because the product’s riveted blade can crack over time and cause small metal pieces to end up in the processed food.
Cuisinart recall: What you need to know
Conair Corporation, owner of the Cuisinart brand, and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said the defect poses a laceration hazard.
Conair has received 69 reports of consumers finding broken pieces of the blade in processed food, including 30 reports of mouth lacerations or tooth injuries.
If you have one of these food processors, stop using the riveted blade immediately.
The recall involves riveted blades in Cuisinart food processors with model numbers that begin with the following:
CFP-9, CFP-11, DFP-7, DFP-11, DFP-14, DLC-5, DLC-7, DLC-8, DLC-10, DLC-XP, DLC-2007, DLC-2009, DLC-2011, DLC-2014, DLC-3011, DLC-3014, EV-7, EV-10, EV-11, EV-14, KFP-7 and MP-14
The model number is located on the bottom of the food processor.
The food processors, which were made in China, were sold at various retailers nationwide from July 1996 through December 2015 for between $100 and $350.
For a free replacement blade, call Cuisinart at 877-339-2534 or go to www.cuisinart.com\recall.