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Starbucks Recalls Bodum Coffee Presses Due to Laceration Hazard

The Seattle-based coffee chain received nine reports of the product's knob breaking during use and puncturing consumers

Starbucks has voluntarily recalled more than 250,000 coffee presses that were sold in the U.S. and Canada due to a laceration hazard.

The Seattle-based coffee chain is recalling 263,200 Bodum Recycled Coffee Presses that were sold from November 2016 through January 2019 online and in stores, according to a recall notice posted by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission on Wednesday. Starbucks received a total of nine reports of the plunger’s knob breaking during use, resulting in puncture wounds and cuts.

Consumers are urged to immediately stop using the coffee presses and contact Starbucks for information on how to return the recalled item for a refund. Those who purchased the product will receive store credit, according to the CPSC.

Returns will not be accepted in stores.

Contact Starbucks by calling 888-843-0245 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET on weekdays or by visiting its website.

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