Recall: Taphandles Ceramic Beer Tap Handles
On 2012-10-18, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Taphandles Ceramic Beer Tap Handles due to a potential laceration hazard. This product sold new beginning in November 2002 for about $10 to $23.
About 20,000 units are involved in this Taphandles beer tap handle recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Food & Drink Makers / Dispensers category in 2012.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (877) 855-6383
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What is the problem?
The ceramic beer tap handle can break during normal use, posing a laceration hazard to consumers.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves ceramic beer tap handles sold in 25 custom-made designs. "Taphandles Inc." and "Made in China" are engraved on the gray metal base of the tap handle.
Information on where these items sold new+: Taphandles sold the recalled ceramic beer tap handles directly to breweries from November 2002 to May 2006 for between $10 and $23.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ceramic beer tap handles and contact Taphandles to receive a free replacement tap handle.
Taphandles: toll-free at (877) 855-6383 9 a.m. through 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or www.taphandles.com/recall for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+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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