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Black & Decker Coffeemakers Recalled by Applica Consumer Products Due to Injury Hazard

The firm has received more than 1,200 reports of handles breaking; 68 reports of burns or cuts. Coffeemaker is 12-cup Spacemaker.

Recall date: June 01, 2012
Recall number: 12-191

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Black & Decker® Spacemaker™ 12-Cup Programmable Under-the-Cabinet Coffeemakers

Hazard:

The coffee pot handle can break, causing cuts and burns to the consumer.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, contact Applica Consumer Products toll-free at (866) 708-7846 between 8:30 a.m. through 5 p.m. ET, or visit the firm's website at www.acprecall.com

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Recall Details

Units

About 159,000

Description

This recall involves Black & Decker® brand 12-cup coffeemakers designed to mount under a cabinet. Available in either white or black models, the words "BLACK & DECKER® SPACEMAKER™" are printed in the top right-hand corner. The coffeemakers have a digital time display in the top left corner and five round buttons above the water reservoir. The 12-cup coffee pots are glass with a molded handle the same color as the machine and a silver metallic bracket running around the glass near the bottom.

The recall includes model numbers SDC740, SDC740B, SDC740BR, SDC740C, SDC740DIS, SDC740R, SDC750, SDC750C and SDC750DIS. The model number is printed on the underside of the coffeemaker, directly below the water reservoir.

Incidents/Injuries

The firm has received 1,276 reports of handles breaking, including 68 reports of burns and/or cuts.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the coffeemakers and contact Applica for a full refund of the entire under-the-counter coffeemaker.

Sold at

Major retailers nationwide from July 2008 through May 2012 for about $50-80.

Distributor(s)

Applica Consumer Products Inc. of Miramar, Fla.

Manufactured in

China