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"Recall Alerts"

02-28-2013

Published by:
Peter A. Lynch, Esq.
of Cozen O'Connor
palynch@cozen.com
http://www.cozen.com

 

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:      This weekly newsletter covers:

  1. Jerdon Style Recalls One-Cup Coffeemakers Due to Burn and Fire Hazards


(1) JERDON STYLE RECALLS ONE-CUP COFFEEMAKERS DUE TO BURN AND FIRE HAZARDS

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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall number: 13-127

Name of product: One-cup Coffeemakers

Hazard: The coffeemaker can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using and unplug the recalled coffee makers and contact Jerdon Style for instructions on how to receive a full refund.

Consumer Contact: Jerdon Style; at (800) 223-3571, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at

Pictures available at: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Jerdon-Style-Recalls-One-Cup-Coffeemakers/

Units: About 6,000

Description: This recall involves Jerdon Style model CM12B one-cup coffee makers, with date code 1217. The coffee makers are black and have an oval, red indicator light above the on/off switch. The coffee maker brews a single, eight to 12-ounce cup of coffee. The phrases "FIRST CLASS" and "JERDON" are printed in white letters on the front of the product. The model and date code are imprinted on a nameplate located on the bottom of the coffeemaker.

Incidents/Injuries: Jerdon Style has received four reports of coffee makers overheating. No injuries have been reported.

Sold at: Hotel/motel product suppliers and major online retailers from July 2012 to January 2013 for between $15 and $26.

Importer: Jerdon Style, LLC, of Richardson, TX

Manufactured in:China

To see this recall please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Jerdon-Style-Recalls-One-Cup-Coffeemakers/



The Jerdon Style CM12B one-cup coffeemaker can overheat



Model and date code location

DISCLAIMER: This column is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship. The information contained in this update is general in nature. Individual situations of readers may not fit the general educational information described in the column. Readers are strongly encouraged to consult with an attorney to evaluate individual situations and provide legal advice. Any reliance on the information contained herein is taken at the reader's own risk and should not be considered legal advice.

Mr. Lynch can be reached at Cozen and O'Connor, 501 West Broadway, Suite 1610, San Diego, California 92101, 800-782-3366 (voice), 619-234-7831 (fax), palynch@cozen.com (e-mail), http://www.cozen.com. Follow us on Twitter at @firesandrain.

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