The glass carafe can break while in use, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
This recall involves SOWTECH Espresso Machines with model number CM6811. They are black and were sold with a glass carafe. “SOWTECH” is printed in large black type on the metal front panel and “Model CM6811” is printed on a silver label on the bottom of the machine.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled espresso machines and contact LoHi Tech to receive a free replacement metal carafe. LoHi Tech is contacting all purchasers directly.
The firm has received 48 reports of the glass carafe breaking, resulting in five burn injuries.
LoHi Tech Inc., of Walnut, Calif.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risk of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product-related 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 injuries associated with consumer products over the past 50 years.
Federal law prohibits any person from selling products subject to a Commission ordered recall or a voluntary recall undertaken in consultation with the CPSC.