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More than 210,000 electric smokers are being recalled due to shock risk

Elec-smokerChar-Broil is recalling more than 210,000 digital electric smokers.

The smokers can leak electrical current during use, posing an electric shock hazard.

Char-Broil has received 79 reports of consumers who experienced a minor electric shock from touching the smokers while in use.

This recall includes the following models: Digital Electric Smoker; Digital Electric Smoker w/Window; Digital Electric Smoker, Black w/Window; Digital Electric Smoker, Medallion; Digital Electric Smoker, Connected; and Digital Electric Smoker, XL.

The smokers were sold at Lowe’s, Menards, Ollie’s Bargain Outlet, Target, and other stores nationwide and online at,, and from April 2015 through January 2024. The cost was between $300 and $600.

The electric smokers were intended only for outdoor use to cook without charcoal. The smokers were sold in black and stainless-steel finishes.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled electric smokers and contact Char-Broil for a free repair kit, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and company advise.

For more information, call Char-Broil at 833-206-4647, email [email protected], or visit


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