Potential burn hazard prompted pressure cooker recall

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Sensio has received reports of 61 burn injuries

Sensio is recalling 860,000 pressure cookers sold in the U.S. because of a potential burn hazard. The recalled products include Bella, Bella Pro Series, Cooks and Crux Electric and Stovetop models.

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 model numbers can be found here.

Sensio has received 63 reports of incidents, including 61 burn injuries, some of which involved second and third-degree burns to the face, torso, arms, and hands.

The pressure cookers were 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.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled pressure cookers and contact Sensio for a refund.

Consumers may contact 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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