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BlendJet recalls 4.8 million blenders due to fire, laceration risks

WASHINGTON—Blendjet is recalling approximately 4.8 million BlendJet 2 Portable Blenders due to fire and laceration hazards.

The recalled blenders can overheat or catch fire and the blender blades can break off, posing fire and laceration hazards to consumers.

This recall involves BlendJet 2 Portable Blenders sold in a variety of colors and designs. Serial numbers are printed on the bottom of the base along with “blendjet2” and “The Original Portable Blender.” The blenders measure approximately 9.5 inches in height and 3 inches wide and weigh approximately 1.5 pounds. Units where the first 4 digits of the serial number are between 5201-5542 and are subject to the recall must be identified through the use of the “Is my BlendJet 2 Recalled?” tool located online here or by calling BlendJet toll-free at 844-334-0562.

The blenders were sold online at Costco, Walmart, Target and other stores nationwide and online at from October 2020 through November 2023 for between $50 and $75.

The firm has received approximately 329 reports of the blades breaking while in use, and an additional 17 reports of overheating or fires resulting in property damage claims of approximately $150,000. The firm has received about 49 reports of minor burns and one report of a laceration injury.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled blenders and contact BlendJet for a free replacement of the BlendJet 2 base unit. Consumers will need to remove and cut the rubber seal from the base of their recalled blender into three or more pieces and upload or email a photo showing the serial number on the bottom of the unit and its rubber seal in pieces to BlendJet online here or by email at [email protected] to receive a free replacement base.

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