The filler cap at the top of the Expresso maker can crack and allow steam to escape, posing a risk of burns to the user. In addition, the cap can pop off unexpectedly from pressure buildup, posing an impact injury risk to a bystander.
IMUSA toll-free at 844-750-4165 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, email at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.imusausa.com and click on “Recall” at the top of the page for more information.
This recall involves IMUSA espresso makers. The black or gray and black espresso makers have model numbers GAU-18200 and GAU-18201. The caps on the recalled espresso makers have date codes “201407” to “201411” The model number and date code are printed on a rating label on the bottom of the espresso maker. “IMUSA” is printed on the on front of the espresso maker.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled espresso makers and contact IMUSA for a free replacement filler cap.
The firm has received 43 incidents including one report of a consumer who sustained burns to his hand from steam escaping through a crack in the cap.
IMUSA USA, LLC, of Doral, Fla.
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