Sunbeam Products is recalling nearly 1 million units of its Crock-Pot 6-Quart Quick Cooker due to lid problems that can cause hot food or liquids to be ejected and cause serious injury.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission said it had reports of 99 injuries, ranging from first to third degree burns, due to improperly dislodging the unit cover.
The recall affects more than 914,000 units in the United States and more than 28,000 in Canada.
The devices were sold at Walmart, Target, and other retailers from July 2017 through this month.
The recall covers model number SCCPPC600-V1, which is displayed on a label on the bottom of the unit. The affected units have date codes K196JN through K365JN and L001JN through L273JN; the date code is engraved on one of the pins of the electrical plug and on the bottom of the base.
The CPSC said owners of the units should “immediately stop using” them as pressure cookers and should call the Crock-Pot manufacturer at 800-323-9519, 9 am to 5 pm ET, Monday through Friday. Friday or visit the website recall.crockpot.com, for more information.