BlendJet blenders: 4.8 million recalled; blades can break, appliance can catch fire

Company is offering replacements after consumers submit photos of blender serial number and seal cut into pieces

Courtesy of CPSC | Public Domain

BlendJet has recalled 4.8 million portable blenders because they can overheat, catch fire or have the blades break off, according to an announcement by the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Affected are BlendJet 2 portable blenders, which were sold nationwide from October 2020 through November 2023. The defects led to 329 reports of blades breaking while being used, plus 17 reports of overheating or fires. The company has received 49 complaints of minor injuries from burns and one complaint about a laceration injury. The fires caused property damage totaling about $150,000.

The blenders were sold at Costco, Target, Walmart and other stores nationwide, and online at They sold for $50 to $75. The small blenders are about 9.5 inches tall, 3 inches wide and weigh about 1.5 pounds. 

The California-based company is offering replacements. Consumers can see whether their model is affected at To get a replacement, consumers must remove the rubber seal, cut it into three or more pieces, and take a photo of the serial number and the pieces of the rubber seal and upload it or email it to [email protected].

Four months ago, Consumer Reports flagged the BlendJet 2 blenders based on the volume of complaints to the CPSC and Better Business Bureau and its own testing.


Having difficulty getting a refund or resolution
for any recalled product?
File a complaint with the CPSC

Did you encounter an injury or other incident involving a consumer product? Tell the CPSC at

To keyword search products with recalls or complaints, go to and


Teresa Murray

Consumer Watchdog, U.S. PIRG Education Fund

Teresa directs the Consumer Watchdog office, which looks out for consumers’ health, safety and financial security. Previously, she worked as a journalist covering consumer issues and personal finance for two decades for Ohio’s largest daily newspaper. She received dozens of state and national journalism awards, including Best Columnist in Ohio, a National Headliner Award for coverage of the 2008-09 financial crisis, and a journalism public service award for exposing improper billing practices by Verizon that affected 15 million customers nationwide. Teresa and her husband live in Greater Cleveland and have two sons. She enjoys biking, house projects and music, and serves on her church missions team and stewardship board.