Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Black & Decker Coffeemakers Recalled By Applica Consumer Products Due to Burn Hazard

From the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207


August 18, 2009
Release # 09-309 Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 699-4595
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Black & Decker Coffeemakers Recalled By Applica Consumer Products Due to Burn Hazard
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. The name of Product is "Black & Decker® Thermal Coffeemakers." There are approximately 9,800 coffeemakers sold. The distributor of the product is Applica Consumer Products Inc., of Miramar, Fla.

The reported hazard is the coffeemakers can overheat and melt posing a burn hazard to the consumers.

Re: Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of a coffeemaker melting. No injuries reported.

Description: This recall involves Black & Decker 8-cup programmable thermal coffeemakers. Model number TCM1000IKT is printed on the rating plate on the bottom of the coffeemaker.

Sold at: Walmart and small retail stores nationwide from April 2008 through July 2009 for between $50 and $65.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumer should immediately stop using the coffeemakers and contact Applica to receive a free replacement household product.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Applica at (866) 699-4595 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.acprecall.com

CPSC is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about it by visiting https://www.cpsc.gov/cgibin/incident.aspx


For additional information contact:

Alan L. Morton
1005 North Eighth Street
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Telephone: 208.344.5555
Toll Free: 866.946.1669 (866.WIN.1.NOW)
Facsimile: 208.342.2509
Email: amorton@mortonlawyers.com
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