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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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|
|Gevalia||Maxwell House||Nabob||Codes ending with|
|Espresso||Espresso||Espresso||11213 through 12020|
|Espresso Decaffeinated||Caramel-flavored Espresso||Decaf Espresso|
|Espresso for Flavored Mocha||Crème Cappuccino||Decaf Cappuccino|
|Cappuccino Decaffeinated||Latte||Skinny Latte|
|Skinny Cappuccino||Crème Latte|
|Latte||Caramel Latte Macchiato|
|Caramel Latte Macchiato|
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 http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=1541
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 www.tassimodirect.com, 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.
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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 www.tassimodirect.com/safetyrecall 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.
+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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