IMUSA branded Espresso Maker Recall [Canada]


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Canada/Ottawa: IMUSA branded Espresso Maker Recall [Canada]IMUSA recalls an estimated 60 IMUSA branded Espresso Makers due to suspected filler cap malfunction and consequential burn and scald hazards. HCSC: http://ht.ly/Rc9h307sZAB

Direct link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2016/61590r-eng.php

Additional information:
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports this recall involves certain IMUSA branded Espresso Makers.

  • The black Espresso Maker has model number GAU-18200 with product date code “201407” to “201411” printed on a rating label affixed to the bottom of the Espresso Maker. The UPC is 94046182004.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. One (1) additional image of the recalled Espresso Makers are pictured on the Web site above.

According to Health Canada, the filler cap on the top of the unit can crack and pop off unexpectedly as a result of pressure buildup allowing steam to escape, posing a potential risk of burns to the user and bystander.

As of Dec 9, 2016, the retailer, Bed Bath & Beyond has not received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the Espresso Maker in Canada. In the United States, the company, IMUSA USA LLC, has received 43 incidents involving cap and steam escaping from the cap have been reported. There has been one (1) report of minor burns.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Espresso Makers, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact IMUSA toll-free at 1-844-750-4165 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Pacific Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.imusausa.com and click on the “Recall” link at the top of the page for more information. You can also e-mail the company at recall@bowelsverna.com.

Please note: the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

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Please note: similar Espresso Makers have been recalled in another jurisdiction, specifically the United States, for the same reason. To see all notifications relating to this recall, please search for “IMUSA” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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Additional information about this recall:
HCSC ID number: RA-61590
Recalls Direct RIN: 8042-2016
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