Black and Decker Coffeemakers Delivering More Than Hot Coffee
Approximately 77 000 Black and Decker Coffeemakers in Canada and 10 000 units in the United States are delivering more than hot coffee to households and have been recalled.
This recall involves the Black & Decker® 8-cup programmable thermal coffeemaker. The recalled product can be identified by model number TCM1000KT, which is printed on the rating plate on the bottom of the coffeemaker.
Hazard: The Black and Decker coffeemakers can overheat. This poses a burn hazard as well as danger of property fires. In Canada there have been 46 reports of overheating and 16 allegations of property damage.
Fix: Stop using the recalled coffee maker and contact Applica Canada Corporation for a free replacement. Do not contact Black and Decker about your Black and Decker Coffeemaker.
For more information, consumers may contact Applica Canada Corporation toll-free at 1-866-699-4595 between 8:30AM and 5PM ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website.
Number sold in Canada: approx. 77 000
Manufactured in China: by Fatia Industrial Co. Ltd. of Hong Kong
In addition to the recall of the Black and Decker Thermal Coffeemakers there was a previous recall of Black and Decker Spacemaker Coffeemakers. The Black and Decker Spacemaker Coffeemakers also posed a burn hazard as their baskets could shift out of alignment and allow hot water to drip onto skin. In the US injuries have been reported.
Number of Black and Decker Spacemaker Coffeemakers sold in Canada - approx 85 000 in the United States 485 000.
Contact Applica Corporation to deal with your Black and Decker recalled units. The firm's website is above.