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Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports MINI Plus Brewing Systems are being recalled by Keurig because water can overheat and spray out causing a burn hazard.
Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Keurig® MINI Plus Brewing Systems
Hazard: Water can overheat during brewing, spray out and burn consumers.
Consumer Contact: Keurig Green Mountain toll-free at 844.255.7886 Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 8:00pm ET, and from 8:00am to 3:00pm ET on Saturday or Sunday or online at www.keurig.com and click on “Product Recall” for more information.
Units: About 6.6 million in the U.S. and 564,000 Canada
Description: This recall involves Keurig® MINI Plus Brewing System with model number K10 (previously identified as model number B31). Recalled brewers have an identification number starting with “31” followed by a range of numbers printed on a white sticker on the bottom of the brewer. They are single-serve, hot beverage brewers and were sold in 13 different colors with silver trim. Colors include black, red, white, cobalt blue, aqua blue, purple, platinum, emerald, yellow, orchid, bayberry, mauve and poinciana.
The recalled brewers measure about 11 inches tall, have a “Brew” button, three cup size brewing options (6 oz., 8 oz. and 10 oz.), and a removable drip tray. The water tank is located on top of the unit towards the back. K10 is marked on the packaging. Recalled units were produced between December 2009 and July 2014 and can be identified by the serial number printed on a white sticker on the bottom of the brewer.
Incidents/Injuries: Keurig has received about 200 reports of hot liquid escaping from the brewer, including 90 reports of burn-related injuries.
Remedy: Consumers should contact Keurig for a free repair. While waiting for a free repair, consumers can contact Keurig about steps to avoid a burn injury.
Sold at: Kmart, Kohl’s, Target, Walmart and other retailers nationwide, and online at www.keurig.com , www.greenmountaincoffee.com and www.keurig.ca from December 2009 through December 2014 for about $100.00.
Importer: Keurig Green Mountain Inc. of Waterbury, Vt.
Manufactured in: China, Malaysia
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to a product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov.
About the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually.
CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to help 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 40 years.
Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury go online to www.SaferProducts.gov or call CPSC’s Hotline at 800.638.2772 or teletypewriter at 301.595.7054 for the hearing impaired.
TopicsBurn Hazard, China, CPSC, Keurig, KMart, Kohl's, Malaysia, Recall, Target, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commision, Walmart, Washington D.C., Waterbury VT
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