Recall for Moms

Product Recall Information for Moms


U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207

April 6, 2009
Release #09-184

Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 546-4835
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Atico International USA Recalls Coffeemakers Sold Exclusively At Walgreens Due to Fire 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. Units:

Distributor: Atico International USA Inc., of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Hazard: These coffeemakers can ignite due to an electrical failure, posing a fire hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: Atico International USA, Inc. has received 23 reports of coffeemakers igniting, resulting in property damage. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves the following coffeemakers:

Name Color Model # Item#
Kitchen Gourmet® 10-Cup
White XQ-673K W14A3714
Signature Gourmet© 12-Cup
Programmable Coffeemaker
Black XQ-673BT

The name of the coffeemaker is printed on the front of the unit. The model number and the item number are printed on a sticker located on the bottom of the unit.

Sold at: Walgreens stores nationwide: the Signature Gourmet© 12-Cup programmable coffeemaker from June 2004 through March 2009 for about $20 and the Kitchen Gourmet® 10-Cup coffeemaker from August 2006 through December 2008 for about $10.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using the recalled coffeemaker 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

Picture of Recalled Signature Gourmet Coffeemaker

Picture of Signature Gourmet Coffeemaker label

Picture of Signature Gourmet Coffeemaker label

Picture of Kitchen Gourmet Coffeemaker

Picture of Kitchen Gourmet Coffeemaker Label

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