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Starbucks Coffee Co. is voluntarily recalling “Starbucks Barista Blade Grinders and Seattle’s Best Coffee Blade Grinders,” because they can fail to turn off and/or on, posing a laceration hazard.

To date, the agency has received 176 reports of grinders failing to turn off/on, including three reports of hand lacerations that happened when the grinders turned on unexpectedly during cleaning.

Included in the recall are about 530,000 Starbucks Barista® Blade Grinders and Seattle’s Best Coffee® Blade Grinders with the following colors and SKU numbers:

Brand

Color

SKU #

Starbucks Barista® Blade Grinder

Stainless Steel

171884

Starbucks Barista® Blade Grinder

Green

195234

Starbucks Barista® Blade Grinder

Pink

195235

Starbucks Barista® Blade Grinder

Orange

220623

Starbucks Barista® Blade Grinder

Teal

220624

Starbucks Barista® Blade Grinder

Cranberry

242275

Starbucks Barista® Blade Grinder

Olive

344476

Starbucks Barista® Blade Grinder

Black

454482

Seattle’s Best Coffee® Blade Grinder

Brown Metallic

474881

To avoid injury, consumers should stop using the recalled grinders and contact Starbucks for a free replacement.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Starbucks toll free at (866) 276-2950 between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. MT or visit Starbucks Web site.

The recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). Report an injury to the agency.

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