WASHINGTON, April 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --
Name of Product: Tuff smoke-less grills
Hazard: The grill can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled grills and return them to the store where they were purchased for a full refund.
Tekno Products toll-free at 888-298-3566 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or email at Wendy@teknoproducts.com for more information.
Units: About 40,200
This recall involves the Tuff Smoke-Less Grill, a portable electric grill intended for use indoors. Tuff Smoke-Less Grill and TEK513 are printed on a label located underneath the handle.
Incidents/Injuries: Tekno Products has received 12 reports of the grill overheating, including five reports of fire resulting in property damage and a report of a minor burn injury.
Sold At: Big R Stores, Cava TV Products, Ollie's Bargain Outlet, Ocean State Job Lot, Bargain Playtime and Gabe's stores from October 2018 through February 2019 for about $50.
Importer: Tekno Products Inc., of Rutherford, N.J.
Manufactured in: China
This recall was conducted voluntarily by the company under CPSC's Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
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Recall Number: 19-107
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