CPSC, Bunn-O-Matic Announce Recall of Home CoffeemakersJun 10, 2005 | www.cpsc.gov
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 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.
Name of Product: BunnÂ® home coffeemakers
Units: About 1.75 million.
Manufacturer: Bunn-O-Matic Corp., of Springfield, Ill.
Hazard: The coffeemakerâ€™s plastic pour-in bowl and lid can melt or ignite due to an electrical failure, posing a burn and fire hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: Bunn-O-Matic has received 17 reports of the bowl or lid melting, though no injuries have been reported.
Description: The recall involves BunnÂ® home coffeemakers with model numbers GR-10B, GR-10W, B-10B, B-10W, and BT-10B (including any of those same model numbers ending in the additional letter D) with six-digit date codes ending in "01," "02," or "03." Also involved in the recall are the same models with dates codes ending in "04" and middle digits between "01" and "21." (If the date code has a seventh digit, consumers should ignore the last digit and use the first six digits.) The model number and date code are stamped on a small white or silver sticker on the bottom of the coffeemaker. The 10-cup BunnÂ® coffeemakers have either a black or white plastic base and top, and measure 14 Â¼-inches high by 7-inches wide by 13 Â¾-inches deep. The word "BUNNÂ®" is printed on the front of the machine in chrome.
Sold At: Department and hardware stores nationwide between February 2001 and August 2004 for about $100.