Consumer product recall

Formula Brands Inc. recalls Betty Crocker Single Serve Pod Coffee Maker

Starting date:
December 6, 2018
Posting date:
December 6, 2018
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Burn Hazard, Product Safety
Identification number:

Affected products

Betty Crocker Single Serve Pod Coffee Maker

Product description

This recall involves the Betty Crocker Single Serve Pod Coffee Maker that can be identified by model number BC3800CB and UPC 6 23287 13800 8.

Only products with date code 0718 are affected by this recall.

The model number and date code can be found on the sticker located on the bottom of the coffee maker.

Hazard identified

The affected product can overheat during use, posing a burn hazard.

As of December 5, 2018, the company has received two reports of the affected product overheating in Canada, one of which resulted in the base of the product melting and causing property damage. No injuries have been reported.

Number sold

Approximately 2,088 units of the affected products were sold at Giant Tiger retail stores in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from June 2018 to October 2018.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China



Formula Brands Inc.

Richmond Hill



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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the product and return it to a Giant Tiger retail store for an exchange or refund.

For more information, consumers may contact Formula Brands Inc. by email or by telephone at 1-877-244-1110 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST Monday through Friday.

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.