Signature GourmetTM and Kitchen Gourmet® 12-Cup Coffeemakers
Units: About 392,000
Importer/Distributor: Atico International USA Inc., of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Hazard: The coffeemaker can ignite due to an electrical failure, posing a fire hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: Atico International USA, Inc. has received 14 reports of electrical failures, including six reports in which the unit ignited causing minor property damage. No injuries have been reported.
Description: The coffeemaker is white with a glass coffeepot. Signature GourmetTM or Kitchen Gourmet® is printed on the front of the unit. The Model Number (XQ-673B), Item Number (W14A4984) and date code are located on the bottom of the unit. Only units with date codes from May2003 (0503) through July 2006 (0706) are affected by this recall.
Sold at: Walgreens stores nationwide from August 2003 through December 2006. The Signature GourmetTM model sold for about $16 and the KitchenGourmet® model sold for about $10.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled coffeemakers immediately and contact Atico International USA for instructions on returning the product for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: Consumers should call Atico International USA toll-free at (877) 546-4835 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the company’s Web site at www.aticousa.com