The pressure cooker’s lid can unlock and be removed during use, causing the hot contents to unexpectedly splash out, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
This recall involves Bella, Bella Pro Series, Crux, and Cooks electric pressure cookers, and Bella stovetop pressure cookers. The stainless-steel electric pressure cookers are six-, eight-, and 10-quart capacity. The stovetop pressure cookers are five-, eight-, and 12-quart capacity. The item or model number of the recalled pressure cookers is printed on the permanent on-product label or imprinted stamp on the bottom of the cookers. The item or model numbers of the recalled pressure cookers are:
|Electric Pressure Cooker Item No.
|Stovetop Pressure Cooker Model No.
|Bella Pro Series
Sensio has received 63 reports of incidents, including 61 burn injuries, some of which involved second and third-degree burn injuries to the face, torso, arms, and hands.
Name of Product: Electric and stovetop pressure cookers
Recall Date: August 10, 2023
Recall Number: 23-256
Hazard: The pressure cooker’s lid can unlock and be removed during use, causing the hot contents to unexpectedly splash out, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
Sold At: JCPenney, Kohl’s, Lowe’s, Macy’s and Target stores nationwide, and online at Amazon.com and other websites from September 2015 through September 2020 for between $30 and $70 for the electric pressure cookers and for between $8 and $18 for the stovetop pressure cookers.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled pressure cookers and contact Sensio for a refund.
Units: About 860,000
Consumer Directions and Contact
What Do I Do if My Product is Recalled?
Sensio toll-free at 855-647-3125 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at https://recall.sensiobrands.com, which may also be accessed from https://bellahousewares.com and https://cruxkitchen.com by clicking on “Pressure Cooker Recall” in the Home Page banner and then on “Click here for more info,” or by clicking on “Recall Information” at the bottom of the home page under the “Pressure Cooker Recall” section.
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