Tfal deep fryer recall product alert

On February 22, 2011 the T-FAL Maxi Fry Deep Fryer was recalled by Health Canada.

This recall involves white T-FAL Maxi Fry Deep Fryers that can be identified by these two model numbers:

  • FF100250
  • FF100651

Be aware that only T-FAL Maxi Fry deep fryers with production date codes prior to the 19th week of 2005 is included in this recall. A production date after week 19 of 2005 is not included in this recall. Please see the image attached for information on how to identify the production date code on your deep fryer.

What is the danger?

A loose internal connection can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

The firm has received 117 reports of incidents where the terminal blocks overheated, causing minor damage to kitchen countertops. No injuries were reported.

At time of the recall Health Canada has not received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these affected deep fryers.

You should immediately stop using the recalled deep fryers and contact Groupe SEB Canada's Consumer Contact Centre. Deep fryers will either be repaired or replaced.

For more information, you may contact Groupe SEB Canada's Consumer Contact Centre at 1-800-418-3325 or by mail at the following address:

Groupe SEB Canada's Consumer Contact Centre
345 Passmore Avenue,
Scarborough, Ontario M1V 3N8

How many were sold and where?

Approximately 40,000 effected units were sold at Canadian Tire, Home Hardware, Hart Store, London Drugs, Metro Richelieu, and the Northwest Company Inc.

The recalled units were sold from 2003 to 2005. The products were manufactured in China. The importer is Groupe SEB Canada Inc. of Scarborough, Ontario.