Taphandles Recalls Ceramic Beer Tap Handles Due to Laceration Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–October 18, 2012.  The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Ceramic Beer Tap Handles

Units: About 24,000

Retailer: Taphandles LLC, of Seattle, Wash.

Manufacturer: B&C Industries Ltd, of China

Hazard: The ceramic beer tap handle can break during normal use, posing a laceration hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: None

Description: This recall involves ceramic beer tap handles sold in 25 custom-made designs. “Taphandles Inc.” and “Made in China” are engraved on the gray metal base of the tap handle.

Sold at: Taphandles sold the recalled ceramic beer tap handles directly to breweries from November 2002 to May 2006 for between $10 and $23.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ceramic beer tap handles and contact Taphandles to receive a free replacement tap handle.

Consumer Contact: Taphandles: toll-free at (877) 855-6383 9 a.m. through 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or www.taphandles.com/recall for more information.

Taphandles Ceramic Beer Tap Handles
Taphandles Ceramic Beer Tap Handles

Taphandles Ceramic Beer Tap Handles Gray Metal Base


The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov

Source: cpsc.gov