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Injuries Prompt Popular Coffeemaker Recall

Ruben Tyler Kendrick4 years ago

Applica Consumer Products is recalling 159,000 Black & Decker under-the-cabinet coffeemakers due various injury hazards. 68 burns and/or cuts have been reported.

About the Coffeemaker Recall

Applica Consumer Products and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission have announced a voluntary recall of Black & Decker Spacemaker 12-Cup Programmable Under-the-Cabinet coffeemakers. The coffee pot handle of this coffeemaker can break, causing cuts or burns.

According to the recall notice, there have been 1,276 reports of handles breaking with 68 resulting in burns and/or cuts.

Coffeemaker Description

  • These coffee makers are either white or black and are designed to mount under a cabinet.
  • The coffee pots are glass with a molded handle and a silver metallic bracket running around the glass near the bottom.
  • “Black & Decker Spacemaker” is printed on the top-right hand corner.
  • Recalled model numbers include: SDC740, SDC740B, SDC740BR, SDC740C, SDC740DIS, SDC740R, SDC750, SDC750C and SDC750DIS.
  • These coffeemakers were sold nationwide from June 2008 through May 2012 for around $50-$80.
  • Consumers can contact Applica for a free coffee pot replacement.
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