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Keurig coffee brewers recalled after reports of burn-related injuries

Recall Keurig CPSC image 157x210 Keurig coffee brewers recalled after reports of burn related injuriesKeurig Green Mountain is recalling more than 6.6 million of its coffee brewing machines after receiving about 200 reports of the machines overheating and spewing hot water and 90 reports of burn-related injuries, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

The recall involves the Mini Plus Brewing System with model number K10. The machines can be identified by the a number printed on the bottom of the machines that begins with “31.” Affected Keurig brewers were sold online and in stores across the United States and Canada from 2009 to 2014. The brewers retail for about $100.

The Mini Plus Brewing Systems are single-serve, hot beverage brewers and were sold in 13 different colors with silver trim. Colors include black, red, white, cobalt blue, aqua blue, purple, platinum, emerald, yellow, orchid, bayberry, mauve and poinciana. They measure about 11 inches tall, have a “Brew” button, three cup size brewing options (6 oz, 8 oz, and 10 oz) and a removable tray. The water tank is located on the top of the unit toward the back.

Consumers with affected brewing machines should call Keurig Green Mountain at 844-255-7886 to arrange a free repair.

To report a injury related to this or any product, go online to www.SaferProducts.gov or call CPSC’s Hotline at 800-638-2772.

Source: CPSC