cuisinart blenders

Information about the problems and breakdowns of Cuisinart electric blenders that were reported from 2012 to 2021.

Common problems: drain, explosion, fire, mold, noise, sharp edges, smoke.

Faulty modules: buttons, motor, rack.


41 issues reported

Cuisinart Smart Stick CSB55 20523N

  • Date: 1/17/2017

Consumer have a recalled food processor and a blender, both of which have blades for which plastic casing on blade is cracked. Consumer wrote to manufacturer & they said these products are safe to use even though consumer sent a photo of a broken & cracked blade.

Cuisinart CSB-75MR

  • Date: 12/13/2016

The consumer stated that he has a hand blender where the blade previously shattered and was left in food. He stated that the mfr sent him a replacement blade that is having the same problem of the metal cracking where it looks like it will fail.

Cuisinart CSB-75

  • Date: 1/28/2017

71 YOF consumer was using immersion blender. The sound went from a whir to nothing. She pulled it out and looked at unit, cord was still plugged in. Consumer poured the liquid into glass and found the two steel blades, detached from center post, were floating in glass.

Cuisinart CBT 500 (TX)

  • Date: 3/7/2017

Consumer's blender base broke apart and was flinging scolding hot/smoking parts. Consumer still could smell the foul burned stench after 10 hours.

Cuisinart CSB-76

  • Date: 3/31/2017

The consumer stated that the blade on the hand blender split in half as she was using it to blend cooked fruit in a pot on the stove. She stated that the mfr offered no assistance because it was out of warranty and that they did not seem concerned about the safety hazard.

Cuisinart Smart Stick

  • Date: 12/3/2020

58 YOF reported that during the use of immersion blender, the blades broke free from the device, into the mixing receptacle.

Cuisinart CSB-76

  • Date: 2/22/2017

35 YOF consumer's hand blender's 3/4 inch long plastic collar surrounding the blade shaft just above the blade itself disintegrated into the food. Consumer states this is a safety issue; the food was meant for a baby. Consumer got a runaround with manufacturer.

Cuisinart MFP-107MGSLT

  • Date: 12/28/2020

The Consumer, 43, stated that the blender burst out and the blender blade cut her hand.

Cuisinart CSB-75

  • Date: 1/29/2017

The consumer stated that after blending soup with the immersion blender, as she poured the soup, she saw the small blade in the soup. The consumer has called the mfr customer service 3 times and each time was told someone will be calling her within 3 days, but no one has.

Cuisinart Smart Stick 51222U

  • Date: 3/23/2017

60 YOF was using immersion blender to make a smoothie when the blade snapped in half. She drained the smoothie to retrieve the broke blade piece.

Cuisinart CSB-75

  • Date: 10/23/2020

66 YOF reported that twice blade of blender has broken in two, while blending smoothies made with fresh fruits. 1st time, couple years ago, she heard blade in container & was able to fish it out. Recently she almost swallowed it & this was with replacement parts.

Cuisinart Velocity SPB-650 1 HP

  • Date: 12/18/2016

A 37 YOF was using blender when the blade assembly came unscrewed from the plastic jar while the motor was engaged. She said she could have been injured by the blades because they were still rotating. She said this same issue happened before also.

Cuisinart Smart Stick HB-154PC

  • Date: 3/29/2014

Hand blender was being used according to manufacturer's instructions, blending a small amount of cooked tomato in a saucepan when reports an electrical fire in the motor, handle overheated and smoke came out.


  • Date: 11/2/2016

While using electric blender 54 YOF was dislodging stuck food with her finger. Blades accidentally activated by gentle torque on stick. She sustained multiple lacerations, 4 fractures & severed tendon. ER attending stated this was 3rd injury caused by this type of blender.


  • Date: 1/10/2012

Consumer reported that glass jar from blender was placed in dishwasher & when the lower lip brushed a plate & 3/4 of the lip fell off.

Cuisinart CSB-75R

  • Date: 8/10/2016

Blender's blade broke twice in last 8 months of purchase. Both times while blending baby food. First time blade had a crack. Second time blade shattered in pieces. Concern is if this goes unnoticed, may cause injury.

Cuisinart SPB-8

  • Date: 2/4/2018

The consumer stated that while using the blender, the blade assembly partially came apart resulting in small pieces of metal, bolt and washer being in the smoothie.

Cuisinart CSB-77

  • Date: 8/13/2021

62 YOM consumer reports that after drinking a smoothie made by the blender he discovered a blade had broken in two pieces and in the bottom of his smoothie. One piece ended up in his mouth and cut him. This could have easily been swallowed. Unsafe product.

Cuisinart CSB-76

  • Date: 10/28/2021

While using blender, sharp & jagged pointed piece of metal broke off into food 53 YO consumer was blending. Piece appears to be similar to thin washer. Consumer thinks, it came from where thin rotating metal shaft goes inside wider outer housing metal shaft.

Cuisinart HB-120PC

  • Date: 9/26/2021

The Consumer reported that their hand blender has a reversible blade that is molded into a plastic hub in the chopper/grinder attachment and the plastic blade hub has started developing cracks on the inner surface near the root of the blade which can be potentially hazardous.

Cuisinart Smart Stick

  • Date: 4/10/2012

41 YOF was cleaning handheld blender after its 1st use when its blade became imbedded in her left thumb. When removing blade, she cut her index finger. She was taken to emergency room & received 8 stitches to her thumb & her index finger was bandaged.

Cuisinart CSB-75

  • Date: 3/17/2017

I made a smoothie using my Hand Blender. The ingredients included frozen banana chunks, frozen strawberries, & milk. The small blender blade broke into two pieces shortly after I began blending the mixture. I found the second blade piece in the smoothie mixture.

Cuisinart Smart Stick CSB-77

  • Date: 2/26/2017

Consumer's 65 YOF wife was using the stick blender when one of the wires detached at one end, resulting in an 18 inch long whipping wire. It damaged a nearby plant before she managed to get it under control.

Cuisinart SmartPower SPB-7CH

  • Date: 8/2/2012

A 46-YOF consumer reports that when she turned on the blender the cutting blade assembly practically exploded in pieces throwing one up to hit her face/eye scratching it.

Cuisinart Smart Stick CSB-76

  • Date: 11/26/2013

34 YOF reported that while blending ingredients for pie blade broke & came off. She found that, when she washed bowl where everything was mixed in. There was half of blade stuck on bottom of bowl. She had to throw out pie because she couldn't find other half of blade.


  • Date: 6/25/2012

67 YOF was using blender & something got stuck in blade. It was off, but not unplugged. She stuck finger in to dislodge item, & picked appliance up. It has touch/pressure on/off switch on handle & accidentally turned it on. Finger was lacerated. She sought medical attention.

Cuisinart Smart Stick CSB-76

  • Date: 7/6/2012

55 YOF used her left index finger to dislodge avocado which was stuck under blender blade. Blender was off but plugged in. As she rotated blade motor engaged & started. One of blades became embedded in finger & stuck in bone. She received medical help in ER.

Cuisinart Smart Stick CSB-76

  • Date: 1/6/2013

62 YOF suffered finger laceration requiring approximately 9 stitches, which occurred after hand blender failed to turn off while being disassembled. It's possible for main power switch to be "on" , allowing blade to continue turning while second "detach" button is pressed.

Cuisinart CSB-77

  • Date: 12/11/2012

Consumer reports that while using the stick blender she began to smell a burning odor and saw a small amount of smoke. After removing the attachment she saw that the coupling that connects the attachment and the motor had melted and was stripped of all threading.

Cuisinart CSB-77

  • Date: 12/18/2012

54 YOM used immersion blender, & rinsed it off using index finger & as he moved it toward water he inadvertently pressed power toggle switch. It sliced through his finger 3 or 4 times snapping upper finger bone in half. He underwent reconstruction surgery in emergency room.

Cuisinart SB-5600

  • Date: 7/22/2013

Plastic housing on metal shaft of blender blade shattered into pieces while in use. Pieces of plastic mixed into food & almost swallowed by 35 yof and son.

Cuisinart CSB-76

  • Date: 7/30/2014

57 YOF reported that after using blender she forgot to unplug unit & was rinsing it. She touched power button & blade severed index finger on left hand. She was treated by doctor. She was given seven stitches in her finger.

Cuisinart CBP-300

  • Date: 2/22/2016

Blender was in use when 56 YOF heard unusual sound. It cup unscrewed from blade holder but motor continued to run & blade was exposed. Her left palm came into contact with blade & was lacerated, severing tendons & nerves. She was treated in ER & later she underwent surgery.

Cuisinart CBT-500W (TX)

  • Date: 7/22/2017

Blender was used to make pest. Consumer heard strange noise, which went away. When consumer was pouring pesto out of blender into container, consumer discovered piece of white plastic that houses blades inside pesto.

Cuisinart CSB-75 AD

  • Date: 8/20/2017

Blender has been used perhaps half dozen times when one day consumer noticed that half of sharp blade had broken off & was missing. Consumer is concerned that shards may have been swallowed, since they can´t find missing half of blade.

Cuisinart CSB-76BC

  • Date: 11/10/2020

56 YO consumer reports that while using the blender they noticed the sound changed. Upon inspection they found the blade was missing. The blade had broken into two pieces and was in the food product being used in the blender. This is a possible choking/laceration hazard.

Cuisinart CSB-79

  • Date: 9/29/2021

74 YO consumer reports that while using the blender they heard a change in the sound the unit was making while actively blending. Upon inspection they found that the blades were gone. After straining the contents twice they found the 1" blades. Could have been cut.

Cuisinart Smart Stick CSB-77

  • Date: 6/19/2014

A 60-YOF was using the blade device on her hand blender. When clearing the food from the blade she inadvertently pressed on the switch, which requires only the lightest of pressure, and nearly chopped off her left middle finger fracturing the bone. Needed 17 stitches at ER.

Cuisinart Smart Stick CSB-76

  • Date: 3/22/2013

A 43-YOF says she was cleaning the base of the stick immersion blender with her left hand and held the top portion of the stick with her right hand which turned the blender on while her finger was in the blade. She sustained a severe crush injury and went to the ER.

Cuisinart CPB-300

  • Date: 11/17/2017

Consumer reported that when making a smoothie one of the four blades came off during the blending process. 38 YOM noticed one of the small blades was missing from inside blender. He used colander to find the blade in smoothie.

Cuisinart CB-600SILPC

  • Date: 3/6/2018

Female consumer used blender to make food. She used the chopper attachment, when the plastic that holds the blades cracked. She used blender again after some time. Lights began flashing and blender caught fire. It was put out by water and blender was in sink. No repairs done.

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