Following the outcry after a popular This Is Us character died in a house fire, the last thing we want to hear is a cooking device could be overheating IRL. The current cause for concern is the Gem 65 8-in-1 Multicooker, a particular model of the famous Instant Pot, following some user reports of the pot overheating. We love our Instant Pot for all it can do for us, from slow cooking to pressure cooking and so much more, but this is a curve ball we are not ready for.

Instant Pot reports on聽its Facebook page that it has received a 鈥渟mall number of reports鈥 about the overheating, that resulted in 鈥渓ocalized melting damage to the underside of the product.鈥

WARNING: Instant Pot Gem 8 in 1 Multicooker! I received my Instant Pot Gem Multi Cooker as a christmas gift鈥.

Posted by Vanessa LaClair on Tuesday, February 13, 2018

If you have these five batch codes: 1728, 1730, 1731, 1734, and 1746, which can be found on the silver label on the bottom of your pot, according to Instant Pot鈥檚 statement, you can return the pot for a refund. If you happen to have this model: The Gem 65 8-in-1 Multicooker from one of the affected batch codes, you can get more instructions via Instant Pot鈥檚 support portal.

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