Name of product: Bodum + Starbucks Recycled Coffee Press
Recall date: May 1, 2019
Recall number: 19-114
Units: About 230,000 (in addition, about 33,200 units were sold in Canada)
Hazard: The coffee press’ plunger knob can break and expose the metal rod, posing a laceration hazard.
Description: This recall involves 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.
Incidents/Injuries: 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.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled coffee presses and contact Starbucks for instructions on how to return the coffee press to receive a full refund in the form of a store credit. Returns will not be accepted in stores.
Consumer Contact: Starbuckstoll-free at 888-843-0245 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.starbucks.com and click on Customer Service at the bottom of the page and then select“Starbucks”under Recall Information for more information.
Sold at: Starbucks stores nationwide and online at Starbucks.com from November 2016 through January 2019 for about $20.
Importer(s): Starbucks Corporation, of Seattle, WashingtonManufactured in: Portugal