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Cuisinart Injury Lawsuit

Cuisinart Injury Lawsuit

Cuisinart recalled over 8 million food processors sold since 1996 because pieces of the metal blade can break off and get into food. At least 30 people suffered mouth lacerations or tooth injuries. The company is offering free replacement blades.

What You Can Do & How We Can Help

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting Cuisinart induced injury cases in all 50 states. If you or someone you know was injured by a recalled food processor, you should contact our lawyers immediately for a free case consultation. Please use the form below to contact our Product Liability Litigation Group or call toll free 24 hours a day at (866) 920-0753.

Cuisinart Recalls 8 Million Food Processors

December 12, 2016 — Over 8 million Cuisinart food processors were recalled after 69 consumers reported finding broken pieces of the metal blade in their food, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

What is the Problem?

Recalled Cuisinart BladeThe riveted metal blade in the food processor can crack over time. The problem is that small metal pieces of the blade can break off into the processed food, which poses a laceration hazard to consumers. According to CPSC Chairman Elliot Kaye:

“These are in millions of American homes, including my own. With all the cooking that’s going on this holiday season, we’re really urging consumers to act immediately.”

How Many People Were Injured?

Conair Corp., the company that sells Cuisinart food processors, has received 30 reports of consumers who were injured by mouth lacerations or tooth injuries from metal pieces of the blade in food.recalled-food-processor

What is the Safety Risk?

  • Pain
  • Mouth lacerations and bleeding
  • Choking
  • Internal bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal problems
  • Infection or abscess
  • Chipped tooth or fracture
  • Loss of a tooth
  • Surgery to remove metal

List of Recalled Food Processors

The recalled Cuisinart food processor blades were sold from July 1996 and December 2015 for between $100 and $350 at various department stores and online retailers all over the United States.recall_stamp

The popular kitchen appliances had the word “Cuisinart” printed on the front and bottom. The recall includes the following 22 model-numbers:

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.

Consumers: Get a Free Replacement Blade

Consumers should stop using the recalled food processor and contact Conair for a free replacement blade. Only blades with 4 rivets are being recalled. The rest of the machine is not being recalled, so do not return it.

For more information, visit the website www.cuisinart.com and click on “Product Recalls” at the bottom of the page. You can also call toll-free at 877-339-2534 from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Do I have a Cuisinart Injury Lawsuit?

The Schmidt Firm, PLLC is currently accepting Cuisinart induced injury cases in all 50 states. If you or someone you know was injured by a recalled food processor, you should contact our lawyers immediately for a free case consultation. Please use the form below to contact our Product Liability Litigation Group or call toll free 24 hours a day at (866) 920-0753.

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