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C1000 Capresso Automatic Coffee Center

Description: Espresso Machines Recalled for Fire Hazard NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 7, 2006 Release #06-106 Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 406-4440 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Espresso Machines Recalled for Fire Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: C1000 Capresso Automatic Coffee Center Units: About 28,000 Manufacturer: Eugster/Frismag, of Switzerland Importer: Capresso Inc., of Closter, N.J. Hazard: The electrical connectors in the espresso machine can erode, posing a fire hazard. Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received four reports of fires started inside the coffee center. No injuries or property damage were reported. Description: The Automatic Coffee Centers are espresso machines and have C1000 printed in large type on the front panel and model number 152 printed on the bottom of the machine. These machines grind, compact ground coffee, pressure brew, stop automatically, and discard used coffee grounds. They can also dispense hot water for tea and hot steam to froth and steam milk. Sold at: Department stores and independent specialty stores nationwide from July 1999 through October 2005 for about $800. Manufactured in: Switzerland Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled espresso machines immediately and contact Capresso to arrange for a free repair. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Capresso toll-free at (888) 406-4440 between 8:30 a.m. and 9 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Saturday, or visit the firm's Web site at [Learn More]

C1000 Capresso Automatic Coffee Center Recall Information

Country of OriginSwitzerland
Recall Date03/07/2006
Recall ID3222
Recall Number06106
Product TypeEspresso/Cappuccino Makers
HazardFire & Fire-Related Burn
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