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Princess Auto Ltd. recalls Kitchener Meat Grinders

Starting date:
January 7, 2015
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-43185

Affected products

Kitchener Manual Meat Grinders, #32 and #10

Product description

Kitchener #32 Manual Meat Grinder SKU: 8078719

Kitchener #10 Manual Meat Grinder SKU: 8379919

Hazard identified

Product may introduce metal shavings into the meat it grinds, posing an ingestion hazard to the consumer.

Health Canada has received one report of metal shavings coming off the meat grinder.  No consumer injuries have been reported.

Princess Auto has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these meat grinders.

Number sold

Approximately 2,890 of the #32 meat grinders and 7,142 of the #10 meat grinders were sold at Princess Auto stores across Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled meat grinders were sold between January 2007 and November 2014.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer
Intradin Machinery Company Limited
Shanghai
CHINA
Importer
Princess Auto Ltd.
Winnipeg
Manitoba
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and return it to a  Princess Auto store for a refund.

For more information, consumers can contact Princess Auto using any of the following methods:

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.