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IKEA recalls METALLISK Espresso Makers due to burn and injury hazards

More than 2,100 IKEA METALLISK Espresso Makers sold nationwide have been recalled as the safety valve can burst and expel hot contents, posing burn or other injury hazards to consumers.

This recall involves IKEA METALLISK Espresso Makers with a stainless-steel safety valve for cooktop 0.4 1. The label engraved on the bottom of the product includes the IKEA logo, other product information, and a date stamp in (YYWW) format, where the first two digits represent the year and the last two digits represent the week of manufacture. The recalled espresso makers bear a date stamp between 2040 and 2204.

The firm has received 16 reports worldwide of the espresso makers bursting, including four reports of burns, scald injuries and hearing damage. No injuries have been reported in the U.S.

The product was sold at IKEA stores nationwide and online at IKEA.com from September 2020 through January 2022 for about $20.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled IKEA METALLISK espresso makers with the stainless-steel safety valve. Units bearing date stamps 2040 through 2204 can be returned for a full refund to any Ikea store location or by mail using a pre-paid label. Proof of purchase (receipt) is not required.

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