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Mr. Coffee single cup brewer recalled

Wednesday, September 05, 2012   by: Kate AdamsHealth Canada
News Release

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Mr. Coffee BVMC-KG1 Single Cup Brewer

Joint Recall with Jarden Consumer Solutions, Health Canada, and the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC)

Full Product Description
This recall involves the Mr. Coffee BVMC-KG1 Single Cup Brewer made by Simatelex Manufactory Co. Ltd.

The following brewer model numbers and UPC Codes are included in this recall. The model number is located on the bottom of product and box and the UPC code is located on bottom of box. No other Mr. Coffee brewers are affected by this recall.

Mr. Coffee:
BVMCKG1-033 072179231608
BVMCKG1C-033 072179231844
BVMCKG1B-033 072179232001
BVMCKG1R-033 072179232100

A build-up of steam in the water reservoir can force the brewing chamber to open and expel hot coffee grounds and water, posing a burn hazard.

The company has received 164 reports of the brewing chamber opening due to steam pressure, including approximately 2 reports in Canada and 59 reports in the United States of burn injuries.

Health Canada has received no reports of incidents or injuries to Canadians related to these brewers.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled brewers. Consumers will be given a replacement brewer after returning the plug of the KG1.

For more information, consumers may visit firm's website or contact the firm toll-free anytime at 1-800-993-8609.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.

Number Sold
Approximately 80,719 recalled brewers were sold in Canada and about 520,000 recalled brewers were sold in the United States.

Time Period Sold
The recalled products were sold from March 2011 to August 2012 in Canada and from September 2010 to August 2012 in the United States.

Manufactured in China.

Companies
Manufacturer
Simatelex Manufactory Co. Ltd. of Chai Wan, Hong Kong

Distributor
Sunbeam Corporation (Canada) Limited d/b/a Jarden Consumer Solutions of Brampton, Ontario

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