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5-Tray Food Dehydrator Recall - CPSC

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U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Communications
4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814
www.cpsc.gov

LEM Products Distribution Expands Recall Including Previously-Repaired 5-Tray Food Dehydrators Due to Shock Hazard  http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/LEM-Products-Distribution-Expands-Recall-Including-Previously-Repaired-5-Tray-Food-Dehydrators/

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Recall Date:  February 18, 2014

Recall Number: 14-106

LEM Products Distribution Expands Recall Including Previously-Repaired 5-Tray Food Dehydrators Due to Shock Hazard

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumers should stop using this product, which is being recalled voluntarily, unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

 

Recall Summary

 

Name of product: 5-Tray Dehydrators with Digital Timers

 

Hazard: Damaged wiring in the food dehydrators can come into contact with a metal bracket inside the machine, posing a shock hazard.

 

Remedy: Repair

 

Consumer Contact:  LEM Products toll-free at (877) 536-7763 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.lemproducts.com and click Warranty & Recall at the bottom of the page for more information.

 

Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/LEM-Products-Distribution-Expands-Recall-Including-Previously-Repaired-5-Tray-Food-Dehydrators/

 

Recall Details

 

Units: About 3,000 in the U.S and 24 in Canada. This product was previously recalled in May 2013 for a fire hazard.

 

Description: This recall involves 5-tray food dehydrators with model number 1009 and serial numbers between 20110506 and 20121008. These food dehydrators were previously recalled and repaired as part of a May 2013 recall.  The dehydrators are gray and are made of plastic and metal. The model and serial numbers are located on a label on the back panel. LEM is embossed on the top of the unit, which has a panel with the digital timer, the on/off switch and a temperature control knob. The UPC code 734494910094 is on the bottom of the packaging. Only dehydrators within the serial number range between 20110506 and 20121008 and with a sticker on the back panel stating “Read Manual Before Operating” are included in this recall.

 

Incidents/Injuries: LEM Products has received nine reports of electrical shorts, including one report of sparks causing minor damage to the surrounding countertop and carpet. No injuries have been reported.

 

Remedy:  Consumers should immediately stop using the dehydrators and contact LEM Products Distribution for instructions on free shipping and repair of the recalled product.

 

Sold at: Buchheit, Gander Mountain, Rural King, Sportsman’s Warehouse and Theisen Supply stores and other mass merchandisers and retailers nationwide and online at www.lemproducts.com from June 2011 through December 2013 for between $125 and $160. 

 

Importer:  LEM Products Distribution, LLC of West Chester, Ohio

 

Manufactured in: China

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to a product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov.

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