Safety Alert Number 0906265

Applica Consumer Products Inc. Recalls Black &
Decker® Spacemaker™ Coffeemakers Due to Burn Hazard
Release # 09-252
Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 668-4442
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Firm's Media Contact: Karen Mellen, (312) 596-3487
WASHINGTON, D.C. - 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. Name of Product: Black & Decker® brand Spacemaker™ Coffeemakers
Units: About 584,000
Distributor: Applica Consumer Products Inc. , of Miramar, Fla. Hazard: The brew basket can shift out of alignment allowing hot water to overflow. This poses a scalding and burn hazard to
consumers. Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 235 reports of hot water overflowing and contacting consumers, including 10 reports of
second-degree burns. Description: The recalled product is the Black & Decker-branded Spacemaker™ coffeemaker. The product has an under-cabinet
mount, programmable digital clock/timer, removable water reservoir, and either a 12-cup glass carafe or an 8-cup thermal carafe. Only model numbers ODC440, ODC440B, ODC450 and ODC460 are included in the recall. The model number can be located
on the back of the coffeemaker. Sold at: Major retailers nationwide, including K-Mart, Kohl's, Target, Wal-Mart, Bed, Bath & Beyond, and, from
March 2006 through March 2009 for between $60 and $70. Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled coffeemaker immediately and contact Applica for a free replacement brew
basket. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Applica toll-free at (866) 668-4442 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET
Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site at
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