Recall: PREMIUM Espresso Makers
On 2015-05-19, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding PREMIUM Espresso Makers due to a potential burn injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in November 2014 for about $30.
About 5,000 units are involved in this Precision Trading espresso maker recall. Instance(s) of injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This is the 1st recall of products in the Coffee Makers & Tea Kettles category in 2015.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 40 similar recalls,
involving about 18 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (800) 477-4501
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What is the problem?
The filler cap at the top of the unit can crack and allow steam to escape, posing a risk of burns to the user. In addition, the cap can pop off unexpectedly as a result of pressure buildup, posing a risk of injury to a bystander.
Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Precision Trading Corp.'s PREMIUM four-cup Espresso Makers manufactured in September 2014 and November 2014. The recalled units have model number PEM585 and product date code "0914" or "1114" printed on a rating label affixed to the bottom of the espresso maker. The Premium logo is printed on the bottom front of the espresso maker. Espresso makers with "2015" marked on the cap are not included in this recall.
These items were sold new+ at BrandMart U.S.A. and other retail stores in Florida and Puerto Rico between November 2014 and February 2015 for about $30.
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 espresso makers and contact Precision Trading Corp. to request a free replacement cap.
Precision Trading Corp. at (800) 477-4501 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, by email at email@example.com or visit the firm's website at www.premiumus.com and click on Recall Information for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received one report of a consumer who sustained burns to her arm when the cap unexpectedly released steam from the espresso maker.
+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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