Sunbeam Products Recalls Wine Openers Due to Laceration Hazard; Sold by QVC

The wine bottles can break when opened with the recalled opener.

Recall date: March 09, 2011
Recall number: 11-161
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Wine Bottle Openers

Hazard:

The wine bottles can break when opened with the recalled opener, posing a laceration hazard to consumers.

Consumer Contact:

Contact QVC at (800) 367-9444 between 7 a.m. and 1 a.m. ET daily or visit the firm's website at www.qvc.com and click on "Wine Bottle Openers". Consumers can also contact Sunbeam toll-free at (888) 759-2279 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at http://www.skybarhome.com/ 

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Recall Details

Units

About 159,000

Description

This recall involves the "skybar™ Air Pump Wine Opener" model number NBSKWA2600. The wine bottle opener was sold as a four piece set in the following colors: gray, blue, red or silver and black-colored with a black storage box. "skybar" is printed on the side of the wine bottle opener. Model number NBSKWA2600 is printed on the bottom of the wine bottle opener.

Incidents/Injuries

Sunbeam has received 52 reports of wine bottles breaking while the opener was being used on them, including 22 reports of injuries. Injuries include lacerations to the hands.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled wine bottle openers. Consumers who purchased the wine bottle openers at a QVC store should return them to any QVC store for a full refund. Consumers who purchased the wine bottle openers through QVC's televised shopping programs or at www.qvc.com were mailed instructions for obtaining a refund. Purchasers who have not received the mailed instructions should contact QVC. If the wine openers were not purchased through QVC, contact Sunbeam for instructions to obtain a full refund.

Sold at

QVC retail and employees stores nationwide, QVC's televised shopping programs, and online atwww.qvc.com and http://www.skybarhome.com/  from November 2010 through December 2010 for between $30 and $60.

Distributor(s)

Sunbeam Products Inc., of Boca Raton, Fla.

Manufactured in

China

Retailer

QVC, of West Chester, Pa.

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