Bradshaw Canada Holdings Inc. recalls Bialetti Coffee Press

Starting date:
May 16, 2017
Posting date:
May 16, 2017
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Laceration Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-63252

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

Affected products

Bialetti Coffee Press

Product description

This recall involves Bialetti coffee presses with a glass beaker in a plastic frame with a stainless steel metal plunger. The coffee presses were sold in blue, green, black and red and hold eight cups of water. The plunger is stainless steel metal and mesh with a polypropylene lid and handle in matching color to the frame. The press exterior measures 6.5 inches by 9.5 inches and the interior measures 7 inches by 3.75 inches. The polypropylene lid has 14 vents in the bottom of the rim to strain fluids, while pouring. The Bialetti icon and logo are printed on each side of the frame and "Bialetti" is printed on the top of the plunger. The date stamp of March 2017 or earlier is printed on the underside of the plunger in a dial date code. (Dial date codes are read from the center of the circle outward. The two numbers in the center of the circle represent the year of production. The arrow in the circle points to the month of production on the outer circle.).

The following products are included in this recall:
Product Name Model Number UPC
Bialetti Coffee Press, Green 06707 0-76753-06707-2
Bialetti Coffee Press, Black 06710 0-76753-06710-2
Bialetti Coffee Press, Red 06711 0-76753-06711-9
Bialetti Coffee Press, Blue 06713 0-76753-06713-3

Hazard identified

The glass beakers can break during normal use, posing a laceration hazard to users.

As of May 8th, the company has received no reports of consumer incidents or injuries in Canada. The company received three reports of the glass beakers breaking and cutting fingers, resulting in two consumers needing stitches, in the United States.

Number sold

Approximately 300 units of the affected products were sold in Canada, and approximately 85,000 units were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from August 2016 to February 2017.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Bradshaw Holdings Inc
Woodbridge
Ontario
CANADA
Manufacturer
Bradshaw International
Ningbo
Zhejiang
CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the affected Bialetti French Press Coffee Maker and contact Bradshaw Canada Holdings Inc. for a replacement.

For more information, consumers may contact Bradshaw Canada Holdings Inc. at 1-844-316-2246, or for service in French 905-264-2246 ex. 60, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET Monday to Friday.

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.

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.