Espresso maker sold at IKEA recalled by Health Canada due to burn and injury hazards

The coffee maker can burst and expel its contents

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      An espresso maker sold at IKEA has been recalled by Health Canada because of burn and injury hazards.

      The coffee maker, made in China and sold under the name Metallisk, is stainless steel and designed for cooktop use.

      The recall notice was contained in a bulletin issued by Health Canada today (June 9).

      The espresso maker, with a silver-grey stainless-steel safety valve near the product's base (circled in photo), can burst and expell it's contents, which can result in burns or other injuries.

      Recalled Metallisk espresso maker.

      As of June 6, IKEA has received one report of such an incident causing injury in Canada, according to Health Canada, which said the company has also reported getting a dozen reports of "incidents" globally and three other injury reports.

      In the notice, the federal department asks those who have purchased the recalled item to immediately stop using it and to contact IKEA for a full refund by calling toll-free at 1-800-661-9807 or by visiting IKEA Canada's website.

      Metallisk IKEA product code

      The product label was described by Health Canada as the following: "The Article number 703.602.25 is printed on an adhesive label on the bottom of the product. The affected products have date stamps between 2040 and 2204 located on the bottom of the product."

      Health Canada reminded consumers in the notice that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits the sale or giving away of any products that have been recalled.