Tassimo Espresso T Discs recalled due to burn hazard; several reports of injury

Tassimo Espresso T Discs recalled due to burn hazard; several reports of injury
Consumer Alert
Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - 12:00pm

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health issued a voluntary recall by Kraft Foods for the Tassimo Espresso T Discs due to a potential burn hazard. So far there have been 21 reports of incidents, including a 2-year-old girl who received second-degree burns to her face.

About 2.1 million packages have been sold in the United States. Today the recall notes that the T Discs can become clogged, spraying hot liquid and coffee grounds onto the consumer and bystanders.

This recall involves Gevalia, Maxwell House and Nabob brand espresso T Discs. These discs are filled with coffee that are inserted into the Tassimo coffee makers to brew single cups of hot espresso.

T Discs with codes ending with 11213 through 12020 are included in this recall. The code is printed on the T Disc’s foil lid and on the side of the package.

For additional information, visit www.tassimodirect.com/safetyrecall or call the firm toll-free at (866) 918-8763 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET Saturday.
 

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