Applica Consumer Products Reannounces Black & Decker Spacemaker Coffeemaker Recall Due to Injury Hazard; Units Sold After Recall

WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

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Recall Summary

Name of Product: Black & Decker® Spacemaker™ 12-Cup Programmable Under-the-Cabinet Coffeemakers

Hazard: The coffee pot handle can break, causing cuts and burns to the consumer.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the coffeemakers and contact Applica for a full refund of the under-the-counter coffeemaker.

Consumer Contact: Applica Consumer Products toll-free at (866) 708-7846 from 8:30 a.m. to  5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.acprecall.com.

Photos are available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Applica-Consumer-Products-Reannounces-Black-&-Decker-Reannounces-Spacemaker-Coffeemaker-Recall/

Recall Details

Units: About 641; (159,000 units were recalled in June 2012 #12-191)
Description: The recalled coffee maker is designed to mount under a cabinet. It is available in white or black and has the words "BLACK & DECKER® SPACEMAKER™" printed in the top right-hand corner of the product. The coffeemakers have a digital time display in the top left corner and five round buttons above the water reservoir for programming.  The 12-cup coffee pots are glass with a molded handle the same color as the machine and a silver metallic bracket running around the glass near the bottom.  The model number is printed on the underside of the coffeemaker, directly below the water reservoir. Model number SDC 740 was previously recalled with other eight models in 2012. After the recall announcement, an additional 641 units continued to be sold.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received more than 1,607 reports of handles breaking, including more than 83 reports of burns and/or cuts.  
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the coffeemakers and contact Applica for a full refund of the under-the-counter coffeemaker.

Sold at: True Value Hardware Stores nationwide from July 2008 to June 2013 for about $50 to $80.

Distributor: Applica Consumer Products Inc. of Miramar, Fla.
Manufactured in: China

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 SaferProducts.gov.

CPSC Consumer Information Hotline
Contact us at this toll-free number if you have questions about a recall:
800-638-2772 (TTY 301-595-7054)
Times: 8 a.m.5:30 p.m. ET; Messages can be left anytime
Call to get product safety and other agency information and to report unsafe products.

Media Contact
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Phone: (301) 504-7908
Spanish: (301) 504-7800
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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission



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