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CocoaVia Brand Frothers Recalled by Mars Symbioscience

  • Recalled CocoaVia brand frothers
Name of Product:
CocoaVia® brand frothers
Hazard:
The spring on the end of the frothers can detach from the metal wand, posing ingestion and choking hazards.
Remedy:
Dispose
Recall Date:
November 24, 2015
Units:
About 5,000
Consumer Contact

Mars Symbioscience toll-free at 877-842-0802 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.cocoavia.com and click on the "Safety Recall Notice" at the bottom of the page for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves CocoaVia brand brown frothers used to froth beverages, including coffee and milk. The spring on the end of the wand spins to froth the drink. The frothers were distributed free at promotional events. The frothers are brown, "CocoaVia" is printed on the side in white lettering and they measure about eight inches long. This recall only involves CocoaVia brand frothers that are brown in color.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled frothers, remove the batteries and contact Mars Symbioscience to return the frothers for a coupon towards the purchase of CocoaVia products. The firm is providing pre-addressed return envelopes for consumers to return the frothers to the firm for disposal.

Incidents/Injuries:

Mars Symbioscience has received two reports of the spring on the end of the frothers detaching from the metal wand. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At

Given away free at promotional events at King Soopers supermarket in Colorado in September 2015. 

Manufactured In:
China
Distributor(s):

Mars Symbioscience, of Germantown, Md.

Recall number:
16-046
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