Cooking thermometer probes
This recall involves all Pro Ambient Temperature Probes and Pro Meat Probes manufactured from May 2014 through June 2014. The probe measures ambient air and meat temperature. The probes were sold separately as an accessory for the iGrill, iGrill2 grilling thermometers and the Kitchen Thermometer cooking thermometers. The meat probe was also sold as a component of the iGrill2 set.
The probes consist of a curved stainless steel rod attached to a mini connector by a steel braided cable. The iDevices logo is stamped into the top of the cord holder. Recalled probes have only two indentations, or crimps, in the base of the probe tube where is attached to the braided cable.
The plastic insulator located inside the stainless steel probe is not heat resistant and can melt and fall into food, posing an ingestion hazard.
iDevices has received 11 reports of the probe overheating and the plastic insulator melting during normal use in the United States (none in Canada). No injuries were reported.
Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or complaints related to the use of this device.