Taphandles Recalls Ceramic Beer Tap Handles Due to Laceration Hazard

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: October 18, 2012
Recall number: 13-011
  • Taphandles Ceramic Beer Tap Handles

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    Taphandles Ceramic Beer Tap Handles

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Ceramic Beer Tap Handles


The ceramic beer tap handle can break during normal use, posing a laceration hazard to consumers.

Consumer Contact:

Taphandles: toll-free at (877) 855-6383 9 a.m. through 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or www.taphandles.com/recall for more information.

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Recall Details


About 24,000


This recall involves ceramic beer tap handles sold in 25 custom-made designs. “Taphandles Inc.” and “Made in China” are engraved on the gray metal base of the tap handle.




Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ceramic beer tap handles and contact Taphandles to receive a free replacement tap handle.

Sold at

Taphandles sold the recalled ceramic beer tap handles directly to breweries from November 2002 to May 2006 for between $10 and $23.


Taphandles LLC, of Seattle, Wash.


B&C Industries Ltd, of China

Manufactured in


  • Taphandles Ceramic Beer Tap Handles