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Double Insight Recalls Multicookers Due to Fire Hazard

Gem 65 8-in-1 model multicooker
Gem 65 8-in-1 model multicooker (Image Provided)

Sold Exclusively at Walmart

Washington, DC—(ENEWSPF)—March 1, 2018

By: Rosemary Piser

Double Insight has recalled its Gem 65 8-in-1 model multicooker due to possible fire hazard. This product was sold exclusively at Walmart.

Recall Summary

Name of product: Gem 65 8-in-1 multicookers

Hazard:  A manufacturer defect can cause the multicooker to overheat and melt on the underside, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy: Replace

Recall date: March 1, 2018

Units: About 104,000

Recall Details

Description: This recall involves Gem 65 8-in-1 model multicookers, a multifunctional, programmable cooking appliance, which includes the functions of roasting, baking, stewing, slow cooking, rice cooking, searing/sautéing, steaming and food warming. Instant Pot is printed on the front of the multicookers. Gem 65 8-in-1 and a batchcode of 1728, 1730, 1731, 1734 or 1746 are printed on the rating label on the underside of the product.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled multicookers, unplug the unit and return it to Walmart to receive a free replacement.

Incidents/Injuries: Double Insight has received 107 reports of overheating, five resulting in minor property damage. No injuries have been reported.

Sold Exclusively At: Walmart stores nationwide and online at www.walmart.com from August 2017 through January 2018 for about $80.

Manufacturer(s): Foshan Linshine Technology Co., Guangdong, China

Importer(s): Double Insight Inc., of Canada

Distributor(s): Double Insight Inc., of Canada

Manufactured In: China

Recall number: 18-110

Source: www.cpsc.gov

 

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