564,000 Keurig coffee makers recalled in Canada due to burn risk

 

6.6 million coffee pod machines in the U.S. and 564,000 in Canada recalled

CBC News Posted: Dec 23, 2014 8:37 AM ET Last Updated: Dec 24, 2014 2:46 PM ET

Keurig says several million of their single-serve coffee pod machines can overheat and are a burn risk, but there's a simple free repair.

Keurig says several million of their single-serve coffee pod machines can overheat and are a burn risk, but there’s a simple free repair. (John Rieti/CBC)

Keurig has recalled more than 6.6 million coffee makers in the U.S. and 564,000 in Canada because they may overheat and spray water during brewing and cause burns.

In a recall notice on the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission website, Keurig says it has received about 200 reports of hot liquid escaping from the brewer, resulting in 90 people getting “burn-related” injuries.

In Canada, Health Canada says Keurig has received 25 reports of incidents involving liquid spraying from the product here, which resulted in 17 minor burns.

The machines in question are the company’s Mini Plus Brewing System with model number K10 (previously identified as Model No. B31). They are single-serve, hot beverage brewers and were sold in 13 different colours: black, red, white, cobalt blue, aqua blue, purple, platinum, emerald, yellow, orchid, bayberry, mauve and poinciana.

The machines were sold between December 2009 and July 2014.

Keurig asks anyone with an affected model to contact the company for a free repair.

Machines with the following serial numbers are included in the recall:

  • 31.0000.0000001 through 31.0000.0250560
  • 31.0001.0000001 through 31.0001.0010328
  • 31.0002.0000001 through 31.0002.0081312
  • 31.0003.0000001 through 31.0003.0010328
  • 31.0004.0000001 through 31.0004.0263772
  • 31.0014.0000001 through 31.0014.0001250
  • 31.0015.0000001 through 31.0015.0001250
  • 31.1000.0000001 through 31.1000.0015984
  • 31.1002.0000001 through 31.1002.0002664
  • 31.2000.0000001 through 31.2000.1977238
  • 31.2001.0000001 through 31.2001.0174310
  • 31.2002.0000001 through 31.2002.0745280
  • 31.2003.0000001 through 31.2003.0055668
  • 31.2004.0000001 through 31.2004.1156585
  • 31.2015.0000001 through 31.2015.0081287
  • 31.2017.0000001 through 31.2017.0047310
  • 31.2019.0000001 through 31.2019.0117035
  • 31.2020.0000001 through 31.2020.0019028
  • 31.2021.0000001 through 31.2021.0076016
  • 31.2022.0000001 through 31.2022.0022444
  • 31.2030.0000001 through 31.2030.0032028
  • 31.2031.0000001 through 31.2031.0042714
  • 31.2033.0000001 through 31.2033.0018685
  • 31.2034.0000001 through 31.2034.0016074
  • 31.2035.0000001 through 31.2035.0013366
  • 31.3000.0000340 through 31.3000.1524059
  • 31.3001.0000001 through 31.3001.0021252
  • 31.3002.0000001 through 31.3002.0510030
  • 31.3004.0000001 through 31.3004.0016532

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