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tassimo recallTassimo Single-Cup Coffee Makers Recalled by BSH Home Appliances Due to Burn Hazard

I just found this online and we have a Tassimo, and since we have done a few giveaways for them, I wanted to be sure to share this.  I’m glad they are taking steps to keep consumers safe, but please let people know that may have one so they can stop using it until they get the replacement part!

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Tassimo Single-Cup Brewers

Units: About 835,000 in the United States and an additional 900,000 in Canada

Manufacturer: BSH Home Appliances Corp., of Irvine, Calif.

Hazard: The plastic disc, or T Disc, that holds the coffee or tea can burst and spray hot liquid and coffee grounds or tea leaves onto consumers using the brewer and onto bystanders, posing a burn hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: There have been 140 reports of incidents with the brewers spraying hot liquid, coffee grounds or tea leaves onto consumers, including 37 reports of second-degree burn injuries. One incident involved a 10-year-old girl from Minnesota who received second-degree burns to her face and neck and had to be hospitalized.

Description: This recall involves Tassimo brewers with the Bosch brand name and Tassimo Professional brewers. The brewers use plastic T Discs that are filled with coffee or tea to brew hot drinks. “BOSCH” and “TASSIMO” are printed on the front of the brewers. “TASSIMO PROFESSIONAL” is printed on the front of the professional model. The Bosch-brand brewers were sold in black, white, anthracite, gray, silver, red, titanium and white/gray colors. The Tassimo Professional brewers were only sold in black. The following model numbers and date codes are included in this recall. The model number and date code are located on the bottom of the brewer. No other Tassimo brewer is included in this recall.

Brand Model Numbers That Begin With: Date Codes Beginning with FD and Within the Range of:
Bosch® TAS100 FD 8806 through 9109
TAS200
TAS451
TAS46
TAS651
Tassimo Professional TAS6512CUL FD 8905 through 9109
Sold at: Department, mass merchandise and home improvement stores nationwide and on various websites, including www.tassimodirect.com, from June 2008 through February 2012 for between $100 and $250. The Tassimo Professional model was sold directly to hotels and food service providers and they are being contacted directly.

Manufactured in: Slovenia and China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Tassimo brewers and contact the firm to order a free replacement T Disc holder for the brewing mechanism.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, visit www.tassimodirect.com/safetyrecall to order a free replacement T Disc holder or contact 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.

Note: Health Canada’s press release is available at http://cpsr-rspc.hc-sc.gc.ca/PR-RP/recall-retrait-eng.jsp?re_id=1529

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  • I have one that needs replacing

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  • Thanks for posting about this, even though I just now got around to reading it. I have a Tassimo and a similar incident happened to me a couple of weeks ago. I was brewing coffee when the T-Disc burst and hot water and coffee grounds spilled all over the place. I thought it was something I did wrong.

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    • oh gosh, be sure to call them- AND fill them in on what happened!! i hope you are ok :o(

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  • It’s pretty sad that you can’t even rely on appliances not to be recalled.

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  • Thank you so much for posting this. I have a Tassimo and it turns out mine is part of the saftey recall which I wouldn’t have known if it weren’t for you. Thank you so much! Just ordered the replacement part online.

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  • I’m really glad I stuck with Keurig :)

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  • Thanks for sharing. I just sent me to my friends that own these. I’ve had this same kind of situation with my Keurig… wonder if they’ll end up with the same kind of situation.

    Nobody was hurt when mine sprayed the hot water out into the room, but it was a BIG mess. And how terrible if I or the kids (!!) had been standing there.

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  • That is scary. I hope people find out about it!

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