IMUSA Espresso Maker Recall [US]


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US/Washington: IMUSA Espresso Maker Recall [US]IMUSA recalls an estimated 17,500 IMUSA Espresso Makers due to component fracture and consequential burn, scald and impact hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/abSy307CGpf

Direct link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/IMUSA-Recalls-Espresso-Makers

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain batch/lots of IMUSA branded Espresso Makers.

  • The black or gray and black Espresso Makers have model numbers GAU-18200 and GAU-18201 while the caps on the units have date codes ranging from “201407” to “201411″. The model number and date code are printed on a rating label on the bottom of each Espresso Makers and the brand, “IMUSA” is printed on the on front of the appliance.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Espresso Makers are pictured on the Web site above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CPSC, the filler cap at the top of the Espresso Makers can crack and allow steam to escape, posing a risk of scalds and burns to the user. In addition, the cap can pop off unexpectedly as a result of pressure buildup and this poses an impact injury risk to anyone nearby.

IMUSA has received 43 incidents including one (1) report of an owner who sustained burns to his hand from steam escaping through a crack in the cap.

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 “Recall” link at the top of the page or by e-mail at recall@bowlesverna.com.

Please note: similar Espresso Makers have been recalled in another jurisdiction, specifically Canada, 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.

==> To see all recalls and notifications relating to Burns and Scalds, please search for “burns” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see all recalls and notifications relating to Kitchen Appliances, please search for “appliances” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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Additional information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 17-040
Recalls Direct RIN: 8069-2016
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