All-Clad Recalls 4-Square Belgian Waffle Makers Due to Shock Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Williams-Sonoma

    TORONTO, April 16 /CNW Telbec/ - The Electrical Safety Authority is
notifying the public that All-Clad Metalcrafters LLC, of Canonsburg, Pa. has
announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers
should stop using recalled products immediately.

    Name of Product: All-Clad 4-Square Belgian Waffle Maker.
    Units: 787 units sold in Canada.
    Manufacturer/Importer: Importer into U.S. is All-Clad Metalcrafters LLC,
of Canonsburg, Pa.; Importer into Canada is Williams-Sonoma Inc.
    Hazard: Wiring inside the waffle maker can be damaged and contact the
waffle maker's metal body, posing a shock or fire hazard to consumers.
    Incidents/Injuries: All-Clad has not received any reports of incidents in
Canada. All-Clad has received 23 reports of waffle makers emitting sparks
outside of Canada. No injuries have been reported.
    Description/Models: The recalled All-Clad 4-Square Belgian Waffle Maker
is electric with a stainless steel exterior. The recall involves units with a
model/ref number of No.WD700462 and 4-digit manufacture date codes ending in
"08". The model/ref number and manufacture date code are located on a white
label on the bottom of the waffle maker. Sold for about $200.
    Sold by: Exclusively through Williams-Sonoma.
    When was distributed: March 2008 through January 2009.
    Manufactured in: China
    Remedy: Consumers should unplug the waffle maker immediately and contact
All-Clad for instructions on obtaining a free replacement.
    Remarks: The recalled units are certified to Canadian Standards by
Underwriters Laboratories Inc. For more information about Underwriters
Laboratories Inc. product certification process please visit:

For further information:

For further information: All-Clad toll-free at (888) 345-0474 between 8
a.m. and 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at

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