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Tassimo Espresso T Discs Recalled by Kraft Foods Due to Burn Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product.

Recall date: February 09, 2012
Recall number: 12107
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Tassimo espresso T Discs

Hazard:

The recalled espresso T Discs can become clogged and spray hot liquid and coffee grounds onto consumers and bystanders during or after brewing, posing a burn hazard.

Consumer Contact:

For additional information, visit www.tassimodirect.com and click on Safety Recall at the bottom of the page or call the firm toll-free at (855) 843-2487 between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.

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Recall Details

Units

About 2.1 million packages in the United States and an additional 1.9 million in Canada

Description and Models

This recall involves Gevalia, Maxwell House and Nabob brand espresso T Discs. The T Discs are plastic discs filled with coffee that are inserted into Tassimo coffee makers to brew single cups of hot espresso drinks. They were sold in packages of eight or 16 espresso T Discs. T Discs with codes ending with 11213 through 12020 are included in this recall. The code is printed on the T Disc’s foil lid and on the side of the package.

Recalled T Discs
GevaliaMaxwell HouseNabobCodes ending with
Espresso Espresso Espresso 11213 through 12020
Espresso Decaffeinated Caramel-flavored Espresso Decaf Espresso
Caramel-flavored Espresso Cappuccino Cappuccino
Espresso for Flavored Mocha Crème Cappuccino Decaf Cappuccino
Cappuccino Skinny Cappuccino Latte
Cappuccino Decaffeinated Latte Skinny Latte
Skinny Cappuccino Crème Latte  
Latte Caramel Latte Macchiato  
Caramel Latte Macchiato    
Mocha    
Peppermint Mocha    

No other T Discs are included in this recall.

Incidents/Injuries

There have been 21 reports of incidents of hot liquid and/or coffee grounds spraying onto consumers and bystanders, including four reports of second-degree burn injuries. One injury involved 2-year-old girl from Canada who received second-degree burns to her face.

Remedy

Consumers should stop using the recalled espresso T Discs immediately and contact the firm for a full refund.

Sold at

Department, mass merchandise, home improvement and other stores nationwide and on various websites, including www.tassimodirect.com, from August 2011 through February 2012 for between $8 and $11 per package.

Manufacturer(s)

Kraft Foods Global Inc., of Northfield, Ill.

Manufactured in

United States