Some Instant Pot cookers are overheating and melting, company warns

Feb 27 2018, 11:06 pm

Canadian cooking appliance company, Instant Pot, is warning customers of a dangerous malfunction with one specific model.

The company says it has received reports about overheating and melting with some of their Gem 65 8-in-1 multicookers.

“We want you to know that we take any problem with our products extremely seriously as safety and quality are our primary concern,” said Instant Pot in a Facebook statement. “We are working cooperatively with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).”

The company says the malfunction only applies to batchcodes 1728, 1730, 1731, 1734, and 1746.

Those with the product should stop using it immediately. However, no recall has been officially issued.

For any questions or concerns, Instant Pot asks customers to contact their customer care team directly at 1-800-828-7280.

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