Note: The firm is out of business, the remedy is no longer available, and the product should be discarded or destroyed. Sept. 02, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 6, 2009
Release #09-184

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Signature Gourmet™ 12-Cup Programmable Coffeemakers and Kitchen Gourmet® 10-Cup Coffeemakers

Units: About 500,000

Distributor: Atico International USA Inc., of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Hazard: These coffeemakers can ignite due to an electrical failure, posing a fire hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: Atico International USA, Inc. has received 23 reports of coffeemakers igniting, resulting in property damage. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves the following coffeemakers:

NameColorModel #Item#
Kitchen Gourmet® 10-Cup
Coffeemaker
White XQ-673K W14A3714
Signature Gourmet™ 12-Cup
Programmable Coffeemaker
Black XQ-673BT
or
CM4193D
W14A5084

The name of the coffeemaker is printed on the front of the unit. The model number and the item number are printed on a sticker located on the bottom of the unit.

Sold at: Walgreens stores nationwide: the Signature Gourmet™ 12-Cup programmable coffeemaker from June 2004 through March 2009 for about $20 and the Kitchen Gourmet® 10-Cup coffeemaker from August 2006 through December 2008 for about $10.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: The firm is out of business, the remedy is no longer available, and the product should be discarded or destroyed.

 

Picture of Recalled Signature Gourmet Coffeemaker

 

Picture of Signature Gourmet Coffeemaker label

Picture of Signature Gourmet Coffeemaker label

Picture of Kitchen Gourmet Coffeemaker Label