The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is issuing a recall a Starbucks product called the “Bodum + Starbucks Recycled Coffee Presses.”
The recall notice claims, “Bodum + Starbucks co-branded coffee presses partially made from recycled materials. The 8-cup French coffee press’ cylindrical glass beaker, screen and plunger are held in place by a plastic dark gray frame with locking lid and a light gray handle and knob. The coffee presses measure about 9 inches high by about 4 inches in diameter. SKU number 011063549 is printed on a white label on the bottom of the base. Bodum and Made in Portugal are embossed on the bottom of the dark gray plastic base.”
The coffee press’ plunger knob can break and expose the metal rod, posing a laceration hazard.
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According to the U.S. CPSC, Starbucks has received eight reports of the plunger’s knob breaking in the U.S. and one report of the plunger’s knob breaking in Canada, resulting in lacerations or puncture injuries.
About 230,000 units were sold across the U.S.
Consumers who have this product should stop using it and contact Starbucks for instructions on how to return the coffee press to receive a full refund.
Returns will not be accepted in stores.