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Atico Espresso Express Espresso Makers

Description: Atico International USA, Inc. Recalls Espresso Makers for Burn and Impact Injury Hazards NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 1, 2006 Release #07-022 Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 546-4835 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Atico International USA, Inc. Recalls Espresso Makers for Burn and Impact Injury Hazards 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: Espresso Express? Espresso Makers Units: About 54,000 Distributor: Atico International USA, Inc., of Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Hazard: The espresso maker's heating element can forcefully separate from its base during the brewing cycle. This poses burn and impact injury hazards to nearby consumers. Incidents/Injuries: Atico International has received 42 reports of incidents involving the heating element forcefully separating from its base. Among these incidents, there were nine reports of minor scald burns and seven reports of consumers being hit by parts of the espresso maker. Description: The Espresso Maker has a black base and a silver water reservoir. The coffee carafe is smoke-colored plastic with a back handle. The words "EspressoExpress?" are imprinted on the black base. The item number is W14A7166, which is located underneath the base. Sold at: CVS Pharmacy, Farmacias El Amal, Happy Harry's, Navarro Discount Pharmacies, Kerr Drug, Bartell Drug and Lewis Drug from August 2005 through October 2005 for between $15 and $30. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled espresso makers and contact Atico for product verification and instructions on returning the product for a refund. Consumer Contact: Call Atico International USA, Inc. at (877) 546-4835 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or go the company's Web site at [Learn More]

Atico Espresso Express Espresso Makers Recall Information

Country of OriginChina
Recall Date11/01/2006
Recall ID3476
Recall Number07022
Product TypeEspresso/Cappuccino Makers
HazardBurn - Not Fire-Related
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