Instant Pot Company Recalls Melting Multicookers

A picture of the Instant Pot on the Instant Pot company Facebook page. Instant Pot Facebook Page

If your Instant Pot is too hot it might be time to return what you've got.

An Instant Pot company located in Ontario, Canada announced that it received a "small number" of Gem 65 8-1 Multicooker pots that have melted as a result of overheating.

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(Published Monday, March 19, 2018)

The company has asked consumers to check the code at bottom of their pots to see if they will be affected.

People with the codes 1728, 1730, 1731, 1734 and 1746 should immediately stop using the product and call the company at 1-800-828-7280 Ext. 2. with any questions.

"We take any problem with our products extremely seriously as safety and quality are our primary concern, and we are working cooperatively with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)" the company said on Facebook.