As a parent coffee is likely an essential part of your day, but if you make that cup with a Bodum Coffee Press you’re going to want to check the details of this Starbucks recall.

According to the report by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 230,000 of the Bodum + Starbucks co-branded Coffee Presses are being recalled due to a laceration hazard. If you have one of these coffee presses at home, stop using immediately and contact Starbucks for a refund.

photo: CPSC

Recalled Product Description: Bodum Coffee Press

The Bodum + Starbucks Coffee Presses under recall were sold in Starbucks stores nationwide and online between Nov. 2016 and Jan. 2019 for $20. The 8-cup French press features a glass beaker and the words “Bodum” and “Made in Portugal” are printed on the bottom of the gray plastic base.

Why the Coffee Presses Were Recalled

The report states that the coffee press’ plunger knob can break and expose the metal rod, posing a laceration hazard. Starbucks has received eight complaints from consumers in the United States who report that the knob broke which resulted in injury.

How To Tell If Your Coffee Press Is Part of the Recall

The coffee presses being recalled feature a SKU number 011063549 printed on a white label on the bottom of the base. Consumers can also check their presses via this online form.

What Consumers Can Do

If you believe your coffee press is part of the recall, you should call the Starbucks Recall Hotline at 888-843-0245 for more information. Returns will not be accepted in Starbucks stores.

—Shahrzad Warkentin



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