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West Bend 10-cup Automatic Coffeemaker Carafes, Replacement Carafes

Código SIAR: 20036
Categoría: Cocina / Accesorios de cocina
País Notificante: Estados Unidos de América
URL de la Fuente: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2005/CPSC-West-Bend-Housewares-LLC-Announce-Recall-of-Coffeemaker-Carafes-
Fecha de Publicación: 19 ago, 2005
País de Origen del Producto: China
Fabricante: West Bend; Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES); Dillard's; Bi-Mart
Descripción del Defecto: West Bend Housewares LLC Recall of Coffeemaker Carafes NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 19, 2005 Release #05-246 Firm's Recall Hotline:(800) 874-4084 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 CPSC, West Bend Housewares LLC Announce Recall of Coffeemaker Carafes WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: 10-Cup Coffeemaker Carafes and Replacement Carafes Units: About 14,000 Importer: West Bend Housewares LLC, of West Bend, Wis. Hazard: The carafe handle can unexpectedly loosen or break, resulting in the carafe falling. This can cause burn injuries from hot coffee or lacerations from broken glass. Incidents/Injuries: West Bend Housewares has received 194 reports of the handles breaking, including three reports of consumers receiving burns to their hands and arms. Description: The carafe is a 10-cup capacity glass pot with a black, plastic handle. It is used with the West Bend Housewares 10-cup Automatic Coffeemaker (item # 56870). The 10-cup replacement carafe was sold separately (item # 5815). There is a four-digit date code printed on the bottom of the coffeemaker. Date codes beginning with 04 are included in this recall. Sold at: AAFES, Dillards, Bi-Mart and retail stores that sell housewares from July 2004 through July 2005 for about $32. The replacement carafe was sold separately for about $8. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled carafes immediately and contact West Bend Housewares to receive a replacement carafe free of charge. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact West Bend Housewares at (800) 874-4084 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.westbend.com