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February 09, 2012
Recalled Tassimo Nabob and Gevalia brand Espresso T Discs can burst posing a burn hazard ~ Second-degree burns reported
Health Canada and the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) report of a recall involving Tassimo Nabob and Gevalia brand Espresso T Discs. during brewing or upon opening of the brewing mechanism, hot liquid and/or coffee grounds could spray onto consumers and bystanders, posing a burn hazard.
Note this recall is separate from the
Tassimo coffee maker recall
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There have been 21 reports from consumers in Canada (15) and in the United States (6) of hot liquid and/or coffee grounds spraying onto consumers and bystanders, including 4 reports of second-degree burns.
Approximately 4 million packages of the affected espresso T Discs were produced (Canada - 1.9 million and the United States - 2.1 million). The affected T Discs were sold at retailers across Canada and the United States, and on various websites including through www.tassimo.ca from August 2011 through February 2012.
Consumers should stop using the recalled espresso T Discs and contact the Tassimo Recall Website or Tassimo hotline to obtain a refund.
For more information, consumers may contact the company by telephone toll-free at
between 8 AM and 8 PM ET Monday through Friday and between 8AM and 1PM ET on Saturday. Consumers may also visit the
Tassimo Recall website
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