Taphandles Recalls Ceramic Beer Tap Handles Due to Laceration Hazard

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Taphandles Recalls Ceramic Beer Tap Handles Due to Laceration Hazard

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. 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: BC 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

Oct 18, 2012 | Category: CPSC Recalls (all) | Comments: none