Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. recalls KEURIG® MINI Plus Brewers

Starting date:
December 23, 2014
Posting date:
December 23, 2014
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-43015

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Keurig Green Mountain, Inc.

Affected products

Keurig® MINI Plus brewer, model number K10 (previously identified as model number B31), manufactured between December 2009 and July 2014

Product description

This recall involves the Keurig® MINI Plus brewer, model number K10 (previously identified as model number B31), manufactured between December 2009 and July 2014.   The brewer is a single-serve, hot coffee brewer, designed for personal use.  The product comes in various colours, has the name “KEURIG” on the front and the serial number appears on a white sticker on the base of each unit.

Only Keurig® MINI Plus brewers with following serial numbers are included in this recall:
Keurig® MINI Plus Brewing System Identifcation Number Ranges
31.0000.0000001 through 31.0000.0250560
31.0001.0000001 through 31.0001.0010328
31.0002.0000001 through 31.0002.0081312
31.0003.0000001 through 31.0003.0010328
31.0004.0000001 through 31.0004.0263772
31.0014.0000001 through 31.0014.0001250
31.0015.0000001 through 31.0015.0001250
31.1000.0000001 through 31.1000.0015984
31.1002.0000001 through 31.1002.0002664
31.2000.0000001 through 31.2000.1977238
31.2001.0000001 through 31.2001.0174310
31.2002.0000001 through 31.2002.0745280
31.2003.0000001 through 31.2003.0055668
31.2004.0000001 through 31.2004.1156585
31.2015.0000001 through 31.2015.0081287
31.2017.0000001 through 31.2017.0047310
31.2019.0000001 through 31.2019.0117035
31.2020.0000001 through 31.2020.0019028
31.2021.0000001 through 31.2021.0076016
31.2022.0000001 through 31.2022.0022444
31.2030.0000001 through 31.2030.0032028
31.2031.0000001 through 31.2031.0042714
31.2033.0000001 through 31.2033.0018685
31.2034.0000001 through 31.2034.0016074
31.2035.0000001 through 31.2035.0013366
31.3000.0000340 through 31.3000.1524059
31.3001.0000001 through 31.3001.0021252
31.3002.0000001 through 31.3002.0510030
31.3004.0000001 through 31.3004.0016532

 

Hazard identified

Water can overheat during the brewing process, spray out and burn consumers.

Keurig has received 25 reports of incidents involving liquid spraying from the product in Canada, which resulted in 17 minor burns.

Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of the brewers.

Number sold

Approximately 563,892 brewers were sold in Canada and approximately 5,997,173 in the United States by various retailers.

Time period sold

The recalled brewers were sold from December 2009 to December 2014 in Canada and the United States.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China and Malaysia.

Companies

Manufacturer
Simatelex Manufactory Co., Ltd.
Wong Chuk Hang
CHINA
Manufacturer
V.S. Plus Sdn. Bhd.
Johor
MALAYSIA
Distributor
Keurig Green Mountain, Inc.
Waterbury
Vermont
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should contact Keurig to obtain a free repair kit. While waiting for a repair kit, consumers can contact Keurig about steps to avoid burning injury.

For more information, consumers may contact the toll-free MINI Brewer Plus hotline at 1-844-255-7886 Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET and from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET on Saturday or Sunday or visit the MINI Brewer Plus website.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.

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.