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Bradshaw Canada Holdings Inc. recalls Bialetti Coffee Press
- Starting date:
- May 16, 2017
- Posting date:
- May 16, 2017
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Household Items
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Laceration Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Bradshaw Canada Holdings Inc.
Bialetti Coffee Press
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.).
|Bialetti Coffee Press, Green
|Bialetti Coffee Press, Black
|Bialetti Coffee Press, Red
|Bialetti Coffee Press, Blue
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.
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.
Bradshaw Holdings Inc
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.