BlendJet has announced a major recall of its BlendJet 2 Portable Blenders, impacting approximately 4.8 million units in the United States and an additional 117,000 in Canada. This action follows reports of fire and laceration hazards associated with these products. Consumers are advised to check if their portable blenders are affected and to stop using them immediately.
To date, BlendJet has received approximately 329 reports of blades breaking during use, 17 reports of overheating or fires resulting in property damage, 49 reports of minor burns, and one report of a laceration injury.
Only The BlendJet 2 Portable Blenders Have Been Recalled
Only the BlendJet 2 Portable Blenders have been identified as posing serious safety risks. The special edition “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” “Happy Viking,” or the “Disney Princess” blenders feature the updated base and are not included in the recall.
The recalled products were available for purchase from various retailers, including Costco, Walmart, Target, and others, from October 2020 through November 2023. They were also sold online through BlendJet.com. Prices ranged from $50 to $75, depending on the model.
The Recalled Blenders Can Be Identified By Their Serial Numbers
For those wondering if their blender is part of this recall, the affected units are identifiable by their serial numbers. These numbers are printed on the bottom of the blender base, along with the markings “blendjet2” and “The Original Portable Blender.” Blenders with the first four digits of the serial number ranging from 5201 to 5542 are included in the recall.
Customers can also use the “Is My Product Recalled?” tool on BlendJet’s website, or they can contact BlendJet’s customer service for assistance by calling (844) 334-0562 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.
BlendJet Recall Frequently Asked Questions
To determine if your BlendJet 2 Portable Blender is part of the recall, check the serial number located on the bottom of the unit. If the first four digits of the serial number are between 5201 and 5542, your blender is included in the recall. These blenders were sold in various colors and designs from October 2020 through November 2023. It’s crucial to stop using the blender immediately if it falls within this range due to potential fire and laceration hazards.
If your BlendJet 2 Portable Blender is part of the recall, you should immediately stop using it to prevent any risk of fire or injury. Contact BlendJet for a free replacement of the blender base unit. To get a replacement, remove and cut the rubber seal from the base of your blender into three or more pieces, and send a photo of the serial number and disassembled seal to BlendJet. They provide detailed instructions on their website and through customer service to facilitate a smooth and safe replacement process.