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London Drugs recalls Aluminum Espresso Coffee Maker (6 Cup)

Starting date:
April 6, 2016
Posting date:
April 6, 2016
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Tools and Electrical Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Burn Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-57804

Affected products

Aluminum Espresso Coffee Maker (6 Cup)

Product description

This recall involves the London Drugs Aluminum Espresso Coffee Maker (6 Cup), which can be identified by the Model Number: GS02597 and UPC: 00068156974934. It is made of polished aluminum and has an upper and a lower chamber. The handle is a black, plastic like material.

Dimension of the full aluminum body is roughly 16 centimeters in height X 10 centimeters in width.

Hazard identified

Under certain heating conditions, the handle on some units can melt causing a potential burn hazard to users.

Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of this affected product.

London Drugs has received one report of the handle melting. No injuries have been reported.

Number sold

Approximately 3,830 units of the recalled products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from June 19, 2014 to March 9, 2016.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Importer
London Drugs Limited
Richmond
British Columbia
CANADA
Manufacturer
Shanghai Terin Co. Ltd.
Shanghai
CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the coffee maker and return the product to a London Drugs location for a full refund.

For more information, consumers may visit the customer service desk at all London Drug locations or contact London Drugs at 1-888-991-2299.

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

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.