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Wal-Mart recalls griddles due to shock hazard

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Posted at 12:39 PM, Jan 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-13 13:39:14-05

Around 330,000 electronic griddles are being recalled due to a shock hazard, according to to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

According to NBC Washington, the recall includes rival brand electric griddles with a model number XJ-14207. The griddles were made in China and sold exclusively in Walmart stores nationwide during the last half of 2015. They sold for about $20. 

The CPSC report said the heating element can crack and water may get inside, which poses a shock hazard when the griddle is plugged in.

No injuries have been reported.

Those who purchased the griddles listed above are advised to unplug it immediately and return it to the store for a full refund.

For more information, call Wal-Mart at 800-925-6278 between 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. CT on Saturday and between 12 p.m. and 6 p.m. CT Sunday.