Recall: Bodum + Starbucks Recycled Coffee Presses
On 2019-05-01, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Bodum + Starbucks Recycled Coffee Presses due to a potential Laceration hazard. This product sold new beginning in November 2016 for about $20.
About 200,000 units are involved in this Starbucks coffee press recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Coffee Makers & Tea Kettles category in 2019.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 40 similar recalls,
involving about 18 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The coffee press' plunger knob can break and expose the metal rod, posing a laceration hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Bodum + Starbucks co-branded coffee presses partially made from recycled materials. The 8-cup French coffee press' cylindrical glass beaker, screen and plunger are held in place by a plastic dark gray frame with locking lid and a light gray handle and knob. The coffee presses measure about 9 inches high by about 4 inches in diameter. SKU number 011063549 is printed on a white label on the bottom of the base. Bodum and Made in Portugal are embossed on the bottom of the dark gray plastic base.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled coffee presses and contact Starbucks for instructions on how to return the coffee press to receive a full refund in the form of a store credit. Returns will not be accepted in stores.
Starbucks toll-free at 888-843-0245 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.starbucks.com and click on Customer Service at the bottom of the page and then select "Starbucks" under Recall Information for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Starbucks has received eight reports of the plunger's knob breaking in the U.S. and one report of the plunger's knob breaking in Canada, resulting in lacerations or puncture injuries.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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