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Taphandles Recalls Ceramic Beer Tap Handles

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Taphandles LLC, of Seattle, Wash., announced a voluntary recall of about 24,000 Ceramic Beer Tap Handles.

Manufacturer: B&C Industries Ltd, of China

Hazard: The ceramic beer tap handle can break during normal use, posing a laceration hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: None

Description: This recall involves ceramic beer tap handles sold in 25 custom-made designs. “Taphandles Inc.” and “Made in China” are engraved on the gray metal base of the tap handle.

(Image credit: CPSC.)

Sold at: Taphandles sold the recalled ceramic beer tap handles directly to breweries from November 2002 to May 2006 for between $10 and $23.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ceramic beer tap handles and contact Taphandles to receive a free replacement tap handle.

Consumer Contact: Taphandles: toll-free at (877) 855-6383 9 a.m. through 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or www.taphandles.com/recall for more information.

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