|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 21, 2009
Release # 09-227
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 741-3405
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: Bunn® Single Cup Pod Brewers
Units: About 35,600
Manufacturer: Bunn-O-Matic Corp., of Springfield, Ill.
Hazard: The pod drawer of the pod brewer can open unexpectedly during a brew cycle, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: Bunn-O-Matic has received 10 reports of the drawer opening unexpectedly, including one report of minor burns.
Description: This recall involves Bunn® Single Pod Brewers. Models included in the recall are MCP (My Café Pourover) and MCA (My Café Automatic). The pod brewers have a black body with stainless backsplash and measure 12 inches high by 8 inches wide. "Bunn®" is printed on the front and lights up when the pod brewer is on.
Sold at: Web retailers, department and hardware stores nationwide between August 2004 and March 2009 for about $300.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled coffeemakers and contact the firm to obtain two replacement pod drawers.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Bunn-O-Matic at (800) 741-3405 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.bunn.com
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