Sunbeam coffee makers recalled over burn hazards.



The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (9/6) reports, “Sunbeam Products Inc. of Boca Raton, Fla., is recalling about 520,000 Mr. Coffee Single Cup Brewing Systems because a buildup of steam in the water reservoir can force the brewing chamber open and expel hot coffee grounds and water, posing a burn hazard.” The coffee makers were “sold at mass merchandisers nationwide, including Bed Bath & Beyond, JC Penney, Kmart, Lowe's, Target and Walmart, and online at from September 2010 through August 2012 for between $60 and $80.” As the Post-Gazette notes, consumers are advised to “stop using the recalled coffee brewer and contact the company to receive instructions on how to obtain a free replacement unit.”