Keurig Recalls MINI Plus Brewing Systems Due to Burn Hazard

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–December 23, 2014. 

  • Recalled Keurig MINI Brewing System
    Recalled Keurig MINI Brewing System

Recall Summary

Name of product:  Keurig® MINI Plus Brewing Systems

Hazard:  Water can overheat during brewing, spray out and burn consumers.

Consumer Contact:  Keurig Green Mountain toll-free at (844) 255-7886  Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET, and from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET on Saturday or Sunday or online at www.keurig.com and click on “Product Recall” for more information.

Recall Details

In conjunction with Canada

Units:  About 6.6 million in the U.S. and 564,000 Canada

Description:  This recall involves Keurig® MINI Plus Brewing System with model number K10 (previously identified as model number B31). Recalled brewers have an identification number starting with “31” followed by a range of numbers printed on a white sticker on the bottom of the brewer. They are single-serve, hot beverage brewers and were sold in 13 different colors with silver trim. Colors include black, red, white, cobalt blue, aqua blue, purple, platinum, emerald, yellow, orchid, bayberry, mauve and poinciana. The recalled brewers measure about 11 inches tall, have a “Brew” button, three cup size brewing options (6 oz., 8 oz. and 10 oz.), and a removable drip tray. The water tank is located on top of the unit towards the back. K10 is marked on the packaging. Recalled units were produced between December 2009 and July 2014 and can be identified by the serial number printed on a white sticker on the bottom of the brewer: 

Keurig MINI Plus Brewing System Serial Number Ranges

31.0000.0000001 through 31.0000.0250560

31.0001.0000001 through 31.0001.0010328

31.0002.0000001 through 31.0002.0081312

31.0003.0000001 through 31.0003.0010328

31.0004.0000001 through 31.0004.0263772

31.0014.0000001 through 31.0014.0001250

31.0015.0000001 through 31.0015.0001250

31.1000.0000001 through 31.1000.0015984

31.1002.0000001 through 31.1002.0002664

31.2000.0000001 through 31.2000.1977238

31.2001.0000001 through 31.2001.0174310

31.2002.0000001 through 31.2002.0745280

31.2003.0000001 through 31.2003.0055668

31.2004.0000001 through 31.2004.1156585

31.2015.0000001 through 31.2015.0081287

31.2017.0000001 through 31.2017.0047310

31.2019.0000001 through 31.2019.0117035

31.2020.0000001 through 31.2020.0019028

31.2021.0000001 through 31.2021.0076016

31.2022.0000001 through 31.2022.0022444

31.2030.0000001 through 31.2030.0032028

31.2031.0000001 through 31.2031.0042714

31.2033.0000001 through 31.2033.0018685

31.2034.0000001 through 31.2034.0016074

31.2035.0000001 through 31.2035.0013366

31.3000.0000340 through 31.3000.1524059

31.3001.0000001 through 31.3001.0021252

31.3002.0000001 through 31.3002.0510030

31.3004.0000001 through 31.3004.0016532

Incidents/Injuries:  Keurig has received about 200 reports of hot liquid escaping from the brewer, including 90 reports of burn-related injuries.

Remedy:  Consumers should contact Keurig for a free repair. While waiting for a free repair, consumers can contact Keurig about steps to avoid a burn injury. 

Sold at:  Kmart, Kohl’s, Target, Walmart and other retailers nationwide, and online at www.keurig.comwww.greenmountaincoffee.com and www.keurig.ca from December 2009 through December 2014 for about $100.

Importer(s):  Keurig Green Mountain Inc. of Waterbury, Vt.

Manufactured in:  China, Malaysia

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to help ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals -– contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

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