Sunday, July 1, 2012

June 2012 electrical recalls

June 2012 electrical recalls, Electrical items Black & Decker recalled more than 150,000 of its SpaceMaker under-the-cabinet coffeemakers after receiving dozens of reports of injuries. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Applica Consumer Products Inc. has announced a voluntary recall of some Black & Decker coffee makers. The recall affects about 159,000 Black & Decker Spacemaker 12-Cup Programmable Under-the-Cabinet coffee makers. The distributor, Miramar, Fla.-based Applica, said the coffee pot handle can break, causing cuts and burns to the user.

Applica said it has received 1,276 reports of handles breaking, including 68 reports of burns and/or cuts.

The recall involves Black & Decker® brand 12-cup coffee makers designed to mount under a cabinet. Available in either white or black models, the words “Black & Decker Spacemaker” are printed in the top right-hand corner. The coffee makers have a digital time display in the top left corner and five round buttons above the water reservoir. The 12-cup coffee pots are glass with a molded handle the same color as the machine and a silver metallic bracket running around the glass near the bottom.

The recall includes model numbers SDC740, SDC740B, SDC740BR, SDC740C, SDC740DIS, SDC740R, SDC750, SDC750C and SDC750DIS. The model number is printed on the underside of the coffee maker, directly below the water reservoir.

The affected models were sold from July 2008 through May 2012 for about $50-80.

The CPSC said consumers should immediately stop using the coffee makers and contact Applica to exchange their coffee pot for a free replacement.

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