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Updated Recall: Tassimo Coffee, Latte, Espresso T Discs / Packets


On 2012-09-18, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published an updated recall regarding Tassimo Coffee, Latte, Espresso T Discs / Packets due to a potential burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in August 2011 for about $8 to $11. It was originally recalled on 2012-02-09.

Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.

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Tassimo Coffee, Latte, Espresso T Discs / Packets
Image of Recalled Maxwell House T Disc 174626
Image of Recalled Gevalia T Disc 922178
Image of Recalled Nabob T Disc 117079
Image of Recalled T Disc showing location of code 812461
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Company Contact Information:

Phone: (866) 918-8763

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What is the problem?

The recalled espresso T Discs can become clogged and spray hot liquid and coffee grounds onto consumers and bystanders during or after brewing, posing a burn hazard.

How can I tell if I own this product?

This recall involves Gevalia, Maxwell House and Nabob brand espresso T Discs. The T Discs are plastic discs filled with coffee that are inserted into Tassimo coffee makers to brew single cups of hot espresso drinks. They were sold in packages of eight or 16 espresso T Discs. T Discs with codes ending with 11213 through 12020 are included in this recall. The code is printed on the T Disc's foil lid and on the side of the package.

Recalled T Discs
GevaliaMaxwell HouseNabobCodes ending with
EspressoEspressoEspresso11213 through 12020
Espresso DecaffeinatedCaramel-flavored EspressoDecaf Espresso
Caramel-flavored EspressoCappuccinoCappuccino
Espresso for Flavored MochaCrème CappuccinoDecaf Cappuccino
CappuccinoSkinny CappuccinoLatte
Cappuccino DecaffeinatedLatteSkinny Latte
Skinny CappuccinoCrème Latte 
LatteCaramel Latte Macchiato 
Caramel Latte Macchiato  
Peppermint Mocha  

UPDATE 02/22/2012: Additional types of T-discs, not included with the CPSC's original recall announcement, were added to the above list of recalled types.

No other T Discs are included in this recall.

This product was also recalled in Canada. Health Canada's press release is available at

Single-Cup Coffee Makers were also recalled.

These items were sold new+ at Department, mass merchandise, home improvement and other stores nationwide and on various websites, including, from August 2011 through February 2012 for between $8 and $11 per package.

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 stop using the recalled espresso T Discs immediately and contact the firm for a full refund.

For additional information, visit or call the firm toll-free at (866) 918-8763 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.

UPDATE 09/18/2012: Toll-free telephone hours changed.


Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date

There have been 21 reports of incidents of hot liquid and/or coffee grounds spraying onto consumers and bystanders, including four reports of second-degree burn injuries. One injury involved 2-year-old girl from Canada who received second-degree burns to her face.

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+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


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