IKEA Home Furnishings, of Conshohocken, Pa., has recalled FORSTA Coffee/Tea Makers. This recall includes 94,000 in the U.S. and 34,000 in Canada. Pressure from the metal pot holder against the coffee/tea maker can cause the glass to break unexpectedly, posing burn and laceration hazards. IKEA has received one report in the U.S. of a glass coffee/tea maker breaking. No injury was reported. IKEA has received 19 additional reports, outside of the U.S., of the glass coffee/tea makers breaking, resulting in 12 reports of burn injuries from spilt coffee/tea and one report of a laceration injury.
This recall involves FORSTA coffee/tea makers sold in sizes 0.4 and 1 liters. The coffee/tea maker is a press pot comprised of a handmade clear glass pot, metal holder and black plastic top and handle. Coffee/tea makers included in this recall have supplier number 20325, “IKEA” and “Made in China” etched on the bottom of the metal holder. The coffee Makers were sold exclusively at IKEA stores nationwide from January 2010 through December 2010 for between $6 and $10. Consumers should immediately stop using the FORSTA coffee/tea makers and bring it back to any IKEA store for a full refund. For additional information, contact IKEA toll-free at (888) 966-4532 anytime, or visit the company’s website at www.ikea-usa.com
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