BlendJet 2 Portable Blender Recall Impacts 4.9M Blenders, Following Dozens of Reported Injuries

Consumers are urged to stop using the recalled blenders immediately due to the risks of fires, property damage and lacerations.

Federal safety officials are warning consumers about a serious injury risk associated with nearly 5 million BlendJet 2 portable blenders sold at Costco, Walmart and other popular retailers nationwide, following hundreds of reports involving problems where the blenders overheated, caught on fire, or the blades broke during use, including dozens of reports involving consumer injuries.

A BlendJet 2 portable blender recall was announced by the The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) December 28, 2023, indicating that the agency and manufacturer are aware of 329 reports of the blender blades breaking off during use and 17 reports of the blenders overheating or catching on fire, resulting in property damage claims amounting to approximately $150,000.

Officials are also aware of at least 49 incidents that resulted in burn injuries for consumers, as well as one laceration injury caused by broken blades.

BlendJet 2 Portable Blender Recall

The BlendJet 2 recall includes approximately 4.8 million blenders that were sold across the United States, as well as an additional 117,000 units in Canada. The recalled blenders are marked with the “blendjet2” and “The Original Portable Blender” and measure approximately 9.5 inches in height and 3 inches wide and weigh approximately 1.5 pounds.

Recalled BlendJet 2 blenders were sold at Costco, Walmart, Target, and online at BlendJet.com in a variety of colors between October 2020 and November 2023, for between $50 and $75.

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Customers can identify whether their BlendJet 2 devices are included in the recall by checking the serial numbers printed on the bottom of the base. Devices included in the recall are marked with serial numbers starting with 5201 through 5542.

The manufacturer and CPSC recommend consumers stop using the affected devices immediately to prevent further fires and injuries.

To receive a free replacement, customers are being instructed to detach and cut the rubber seal from the base of the blender into three or more pieces and to upload or email a photo displaying the serial number on the bottom and the cut seal pieces to www.blendjet.com/safetyandrecall or safety@blendjet.com.

For more information consumers can contact BlendJet’s toll free number at (844) 334-0562 and reference the recall campaign number 24-069.

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