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Mr. Coffee Recall: 600,000 machines impacted

Monday, September 03, 2012
A Mr. Coffee single cup brewer is seen in this undated photo. More than 600,000 coffee makers are being recalled because of a potential burn hazard.

A Mr. Coffee single cup brewer is seen in this undated photo. More than 600,000 coffee makers are being recalled because of a potential burn hazard. (U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada)

A recall impacting certain Mr. Coffee single cup brewing systems has been announced.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission says the appliance can suddenly release a stream of scalding water and coffee grounds.

The defect has caused 61 reported injuries and including burns to the face and hands.

The recall involves 600,000 of machines that were sold nationwide between September of 2010 and August. They were sold at several popular retailers for between $60 and $80.

Consumers should contact Jarden at 800-993-8609 for details on getting a free replacement unit.

Description: The recalled coffeemaker comes in black with silver, red or white trim. It stands about 11 inches tall and has a Brew Now /Off button and a removable drip tray. The water tank is located on top of the unit towards the back. The model number is printed on the bottom of the brewer. Recalled model numbers are: BVMC-KG1; BVMC-KG1A-001; BVMC-KG1-WM-001; BVMC-KG1-001; BVMC-KG1-BEA; BVMC-KG1R-001; BVMC-KG1-044; BVMC-KG1BP-PAL; BVMC-KG1R-006; BVMC-KG1A; BVMC-KG1-WM; BVMC-KG1W-001.

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