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Automatic espresso maker
Kitchen
Appliances
Electric Coffee Makers or Teapots (217)
Groupe SEB USA    
Krups
XP 1020
 
 
Bed, Bath & Beyond
Unspecified
6/1/2011 This date is an estimate
This is a second identical incident with this product. The first, 09/08/2011, I accepted as just an unusual accident. However, on 02/23/2012, the exact same separation of the handle from the carafe occurred.
The handle separates from the carafe during ordinary use. I'm careful with my possessions. My appliances generally last for years but this one created identical problems in less than one year.

I just realized that had either of the carafes contained hot espresso at the time the carafes fell from the handles that hot liquid and glass could have injured anyone ( or pet ) in the area. I. Guess I was lucky that they were empty each time.

Thank you for your attention to this matter. If I'm being an alarmist I'm sorry for taking your time with a trivial matter.
2/23/2012
Home/Apartment/Condominium 
Incident, No Injury
Unspecified
Unspecified
Unspecified
Yes
Yes
No
No
Glass carafes separated from handles. I still have second handle and the first carafe which I somehow managed to catch. There was no response from my contacting Krups.
Yes
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Comment from Groupe SEB USA 3/16/2012
Groupe SEB USA, as the parent company of the Krups brand, has received this notification. We value your feedback and will give priority to investigating your concerns. If you have not contacted us already, please call 800-526-5377 or contact us through our website www.krupsusa.com. Please reference your CPSC report number so you are directed to the right representative.

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