has announced a recall of approximately 105,000 blending containers after finding that they may pose a laceration hazard. The containers can reportedly separate from the base, causing blades to be exposed. The company has received 11 consumer complaints of lacerations as a result of this issue.
The recall affects and sold as part the and .
The bowls and cups come with the All of these products were sold nationwide at ,, and between April 2017 and July 2018.
The models have a blade date code of March 2018 or earlier. The date code is laser-etched on top of the blade in the base in the format MM-YY. So, March 2018 would be etched as “03-18.” If your model has a green or orange dot on the bottom of the blade base, the defect has already been repaired.
If you own a recalled container, you should stop using it immediately and Vitamix for a free repair kit. You can check to see if your model is affected by entering your serial number on . For assistance, you can a representative at 1-888-847-8842 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday.
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