Recall alert: 211K Char-Broil electric smokers recalled due to shock hazard


The Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the recall of 211,700 Char-Broil electric smokers because they could pose a shock hazard.

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The CPSC said the appliance can leak electrical current while someone is using it.

The following models are being recalled:

  • Digital Electric Smoker (UPC 099143020020)
    • 14202002
    • 17202002
    • 14202002-A1
    • 17202002-A1
  • Digital Electric Smoker with window (UPC 099143020044)
    • 14202004
    • 17202004
    • 14202004-A1
    • 17202004-A1
  • Digital Electric Smoker, black with window (UPC 099143021010)
    • 19202101
  • Digital Electric Smoker, medallion (UPC 047362324665)
    • 463246619
  • Digital Electric Smoker, connected (UPC 099143020433)
    • 15202043
    • 17202043
    • 15202043-A1
    • 17202043-A1
  • Digital Electric Smoker, XL (UPC 099143020051)
    • 14202005
    • 17202005
    • 14202005-A1
    • 17202005-A1

The smokers were made to be used outside and without charcoal. They came in black and stainless-steel finishes with the Char-Broil logo attached to the front.

They retailed for between $300 and $600 and were sold from April 2015 to January 2024 at Lowe’s, Menards, Ollie’s Bargain Outlet, Target and in other stores and online.

Owners of the smokers are being told not to use them and to contact the company for a free repair kit, the CPSC said.

For more information, contact Char-Broil at 833-206-4647 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday through Saturday by email or online.

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