Best Buy is recalling 930,000 pressure cookers sold nationwide due to a defect that can cause hot food and liquid to spew from the devices, potentially burning those nearby, the retailer said Thursday in a notice posted by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
The retailer said it has received 31 reports of the cooker’s contents being expelled under pressure, with 17 people suffering burn injuries, some second-degree and severe.
The Insignia electric pressure cookers have incorrect volume markings on their inner pots, which can cause overfilled contents to eject when pressurized, according to the Richfield, Minnesota-based company.
https://www.recallrtr.com/pc or www.bestbuy.com.
The recall is the second involving pressure cookers in as many months, with Sensio in August recalling 860,000 pressure cookers after more than 60 people reportedly were burned by ejected contents.
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