PhotoWalmart Stores of Bentonville, Ark.. is recalling about 330,000 Rival brand griddles.


The heating element can crack and water can get inside, posing a shock hazard when the griddle is plugged into an electrical outlet.


No incidents or injuries have been reported.


This recall involves Rival brand electric griddles with model number XJ-14207. The griddles are black and measure 20 inches long by 10.5 inches wide. “Walmart” and the model number are printed on a label molded into the bottom of the griddle. “Rival” is printed on the outside edge of the griddle and on the griddle’s temperature dial.


The griddles. Manufactured in China, were sold exclusively at Walmart stores nationwide and online at from July 2015, through December 2015, for about $20.


Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using the recalled griddles and return them to any Walmart store for a full refund.


Consumers may contact Walmart at 800-925-6278 between 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. (CT) Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (CT) on Saturday and between 12 p.m. and 6 p.m. (CT) Sunday, or online at and click on “Product Recalls” for more information.



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