Supplier Eddingtons, which recently bought out fellow light equipment provider, Gilberts Food Equipment, has issued advice following a fatal accident with a cream whipper last month.
Lifestyle blogger Rebecca Burger died after a cream whipper dispenser exploded and struck her chest, causing cardiac arrest.
Eddingtons stated: “Eddingtons been informed of a tragic incident in France involving a low cost Chinese made cream whipper. The company expresses its deepest sympathies and condolences to the victim’s family and friends.”
The firm supplies Swiss brand Kisag’s cream whipper dispensers as part of its portfolio. The statement continued: “We must stress that no Kisag products were involved in the accident. As the worldwide market leader, iSi fulfils the highest level of quality. All Kisag brand products are subject to the strictest safety and quality requirements and are audited by independent accredited institutes.
“Kisag whippers can be identified by the brand name, iSi or Kisag, prominently indicated on the bottom of the bottle and the whipper head. You might have seen an example picture which was used by the media, however the actual product in the incident was not a Kisag or iSi Whipper.”
The product that was involved with this incident was from ArdTime, a French supplier. Per the company’s website, the item was recalled in February 2013.
Eddingtons’ statement concluded: “Moreover, this incident highlights the dangers of buying cheap, inferior products. Unfortunately, the lady involved in this incident has paid the ultimate price.”