Name of product:
illy 8.8-ounce whole bean coffee cans

The coffee bean can lid can detach suddenly with force upon opening when missing an air valve on the bottom, posing an injury hazard.

Recall date:
May 10, 2018
About 65,000
Consumer Contact:

illy toll-free at 855-282-4682 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at or online at for more information

Recall Details


This recall involves only Whole Bean 250 gram/8.8 ounce cans of illy coffee in medium, dark roast and decaf with no air valve on the bottom of the canister with a best by date of 10/2019, 11/2019, or 12/2019 printed on the bottom of the can. The silver, cylinder-shaped coffee cans have the “illy” logo printed on the front with a red, black or green-colored accent line across the top and bottom of the can.

    Coffee can size

Coffee type

Best by date

Can Accent Color

250 gram / 8.8 oz. can

Whole Bean Medium Roast

10/2019, 11/2019, or 12/2019


250 gram / 8.8 oz. can

Whole Bean Dark Roast

10/2019 or 11/2019


250 gram / 8.8 oz. can

Whole Bean Decaf





Consumers should not open or use a recalled coffee can and contact illy for a free replacement product.


None reported

Sold At:

Bed Bath & Beyond, Kroger, Shoprite, Sur La Table, Target, Whole Foods, Williams Sonoma, and other stores nationwide and online at and from November 2017 through May 2018 for about $15.


illycaffé S.p.A, of Italy


illycaffé North America Inc., of Rye Brook, N.Y.

Manufactured In:
Recall number:
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.