This recall involves Ascent™ and Venturist™ series 8-ounce and 20-ounce blending containers with blade date codes March 2018 (“03-18”) or earlier. Date codes are in the format MM-YY; for example, March 2018 is “03-18.” If the blade base is marked on the bottom with a green or orange dot, the container has already been repaired. The Vitamix logo is printed on the blending container. The blade date code is laser-etched onto the top of the blade in the blade base. The products have a clear container and a black blade base and were sold separately and with Vitamix Venturist™ Model 1200 blenders.
Ascent™ and Venturist™ Series 8-ounce and 20-ounce blending containersAbout 105,000 (In addition, about 5,300 were sold in Canada)
URL : http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2018/67326r-eng.php
Costco, Williams-Sonoma nationwide and online at www.vitamix.com from April 2017 through July 2018 for between $24 and $500 for the blender and blending container.
Recall Date: Aug 9, 2018
Vitamix has received 11 reports of lacerations when consumers’ hands came in contact with exposed blades.
Vita-Mix Corporation, of Cleveland, Ohio
Recall ID: 8374
Last Published: Aug 9, 2018
Emert Number: 18202
Emert Status: Announced