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Tassimo Espresso T Discs Recalled by Kraft Foods Due to Burn Hazard
Posted By Clarksville Online News Staff On Friday, February 10, 2012 @ 3:00 am In News | No Comments
Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. Kraft Foods recalls Tassimo Espresso T Discs due to burn hazard.
It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Tassimo espresso T Discs
Units: About 2.1 million packages in the United States and an additional 1.9 million in Canada
Manufacturer: Kraft Foods Global Inc., of Northfield, IL.
Hazard: 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.
Incidents/Injuries: 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.
Description: 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||Café Collection Cappuccino||Cappuccino|
|Cappuccino||Café Collection Crème Cappuccino||Decaf Cappuccino|
|Cappuccino Decaffeinated||Café Collection Skinny Cappuccino||Latte|
|Skinny Cappuccino||Café Collection Latte||Skinny Latte|
|Latte||Café Collection Crème Latte|
|Caramel Latte Macchiato||Café Collection Caramel Latte Macchiato|
No other T Discs are included in this recall.
Manufactured in: United States
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled espresso T Discs immediately and contact the firm for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, visit www.tassimodirect.com/safetyrecall  or call the firm toll-free at 866.918.8763 between 8:00am and 8:00pm ET Monday through Friday or between 8:00am and 1:00pm ET Saturday.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on www.saferproducts.gov 
CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $900 billion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.
Under federal law, it is illegal to attempt to sell or resell this or any other recalled product.
To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, go online to: www.saferproducts.gov , call CPSC’s Hotline at 800.638.2772 or teletypewriter at 800.638.8270 for the hearing impaired. Consumers can obtain this news release and product safety information at www.cpsc.gov . To join a free e-mail subscription list, please go to https://www.cpsc.gov/cpsclist.aspx. 
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