Empower Brands is recalling about 469,000 Power XL self-cleaning juicers due to laceration and ingestion hazards.
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the juicers can rupture during use, striking consumers and posing a laceration hazard, or can leave small particle shavings in the juice, posing an ingestion hazard to consumers.
This recall involves PowerXL Models SHL96 and SHL90-SC Self-Cleaning Juicers. They are countertop, brushed stainless steel, self-cleaning juicers, with a built-in automatic shut-off system. The PowerXL logo is located on the front of the juicer. The model numbers and UPC codes are printed on the bottom of the Model SHL96 and on the back of the SHL90-SC juicer.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled PowerXL Self-Cleaning Juicers and contact Empower Brands to receive a full refund.
Empower Brands is aware of 261 reports of incidents including 47 reports of injuries, some of which involved severe cuts requiring emergency treatment, stitches, bruises and ingestion of small particles requiring medical attention.
Model SHL90-SC was sold at Walmart and other stores nationwide and online at www.walmart.com and model SHL96 was sold at BJ’s Wholesale Club, CVS, Kohl’s, Marshall’s, Target, T.J. Maxx, Walmart, and other stores nationwide, including online at www.amazon.com from September 2020 through August 2022 for between $65 and $100.
Consumers can contact Empower Brands toll-free at 866-606-2441 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday, email at email@example.com or online at www.prodprotect.com/recall/juicer or https://powerxlproducts.com and click on “Safety Recall Notice” at the top of the page for more information.