The Metal Ware Corporation and the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) have issued a recall for the company’s coffee bean roasters.
According to the CPSC, Metal Ware has received reports of 20 incidents of the roasters overheating. This has caused the plastic to melt, coffee beans to burn and/or flames and smoke to emanate from the unit. No injuries have been reported.
The recall involves model CR-04-13 coffee bean roasters with a date code of 2520 or 3220 printed at the bottom right of the ETL Intertek label on the product and on the box. NESCO is printed in white on the black roasters.
Consumers are instructed to immediately stop using the recalled coffee bean roasters and contact Metal Ware for a full refund or a refund in the form of store credit.
Metal Ware will provide consumers with free return shipping for the roasters. Upon Metal Ware’s receipt of the returned roaster, the consumer can choose between receiving a full refund of $85 or a refund in the form of store credit in the amount of $100 for use at www.nesco.com.
The roasters were sold at a variety of retailers from August 2020 through December 2020, for about $85.