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Mr. Coffee Single Cup Brewers Recalled by JCS Due to Burn Hazard

Name of Product:
Mr. Coffee® Single Cup Brewing System
Hazard:
A build-up of steam in the water reservoir can force the brewing chamber open and expel hot coffee grounds and water, posing a burn hazard.
Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
August 30, 2012
Units:
520,000 in the United States and 80,700 in Canada
Consumer Contact

For additional information, contact JCS at (800) 993-8609 anytime, or visit the firm's website at www.mrcoffeerecall.com

Recall Details

Description:

The recalled coffeemaker comes in black with silver, red or white trim. It stands about 11 inches tall and has a Brew Now /Off button and a removable drip tray. The water tank is located on top of the unit towards the back. The model number is printed on the bottom of the brewer. Recalled model numbers are:

BVMC-KG1 BVMC-KG1A-001 BVMC-KG1-WM-001
BVMC-KG1-001 BVMC-KG1-BEA BVMC-KG1R-001
BVMC-KG1-044 BVMC-KG1BP-PAL BVMC-KG1R-006
BVMC-KG1A BVMC-KG1-WM BVMC-KG1W-001
Remedy:

 Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled coffee brewer and contact JCS to receive instructions on how to obtain a free replacement unit.

Incidents/Injuries:

JCS has received 164 reports of the brewing chamber opening due to steam pressure, including approximately 59 reports in the U.S. and two in Canada of burn injuries to consumers' face, upper torso and hands.

Sold At

Mass merchandisers nationwide, including Bed Bath & Beyond, Brandsmart, JC Penney, Kmart, Lowe's, Target and Walmart, and online at www.mrcoffee.com from September 2010 through August 2012 for between $60 and $80.

Manufactured In:
China
Importer(s):

Sunbeam Products Inc. d/b/a Jarden Consumer Solutions ("JCS"), of Boca Raton, Fla.

Recall number:
12-263
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About the U.S. CPSC
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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