More than 8,000 Gevi Household Countertop Nugget Ice Makers have been recalled because the metal blades of the auger can break, resulting in small pieces of metal going into the ice basket, posing a laceration hazard.
The firm has received 263 reports of incidents of metal blades breaking off the auger and the broken blades then going into the ice basket. No injuries have been reported.
This recall involves Gevi Household Countertop Nugget Ice Makers with model number GIMN-1102 and a date code of before June 1, 2022. The model number and date code are listed on the product label on the back of the unit. The ice makers are stainless steel and with a white, black or blue exterior top and come with an ice basket, ice scooper and a 1/4” water inlet hose. They measure about 10 inches wide and 17 inches high.
Online at Amazon.com from January 2022 through July 2022 for between $300 and $400.
Consumers should immediately stop using the Countertop Nugget Ice Makers manufactured before June 1, 2022, and contact Far Success Trading Limited to receive a free replacement. The firm will provide instructions to disable your present ice maker, which should then be disposed of. Far Success Trading Limited is notifying all known purchasers directly. Consumers should send a photo of the product label on the back of their present ice maker to the email address or website designated above by Far Success Trading Limited.