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Toaster Ovens and Broilers Pose Risk of Electrical Shock and Burn

Posted By Regan Zambri & Long || 28-Apr-2009

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a recall along with Haier America of about 106,000 toaster oven/broilers. Electrical connections in the toaster oven/broilers can become loose posing the threat of electrical shock or burns.

According to the release, “Haier America has received two reports of minor burns and one report of a minor electrical shock to consumers, and one report of minor property damage.” The recalled toaster ovens and broilers have the model number RTO1400SS printed on the back and the units are made of stainless steel and black plastic. Haier America urges consumers to immediately stop the use of these products and will replace these toaster oven/broilers free of charge.

For additional information, contact Haier America at (866) 927-4810, or visit the website. Incident or injury reports related to this product recall may be submitted by visiting the CPSC’s website or by calling CPSC’s Hotline at  (800) 638-2772.

If you want more information about defective products or wish to know your legal rights, please click here or call the law firm of Regan Zambri & Long, PLLC  at (202( 463-3030 .  

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