Burn injuries may be caused as the steamer could leak, spray, or expel hot water
This recall involves BLACK+DECKER Model HGS011 Easy Garment Steamers with date codes 102ZJ through 210ZJ located on the plug blades.
The steamers were sold in a variety of colors. The name BLACK+DECKER is located at the base of the steamer. The steamer measures about 11 inches high by 6 inches wide and has a large handle. The model numbers are printed on the bottom of the steamer and on all sides of the color package, and UPC codes are printed on the sides, back and bottom of the color package.
Only steamers without a green dot on the bottom of the package or a notched triangle on the underside of its upper assembly are included in this recall.
|HGS011F||102ZJ – 210ZJ||0 50875 82840 7|
|HGS011S||104ZJ – 210ZJ||0 50875 82839 1|
|HGS011||102ZJ – 204ZJ||0 50875 82838 4|
Empower Brands has received 241 reports of hot water expelling from the steamer, including 32 reports of burn injuries, two of which were second-degree burns.
Name of Product: BLACK+DECKER Model HGS011 Easy Garment Steamers
Recall Date: November 3, 2022
Recall Number: 23-034
Hazard: The steamers can expel, spray or leak hot water during use, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
Sold At: Walmart, Target, Bed Bath & Beyond and other stores nationwide, including online at www.walmart.com, www.target.com, www.bedbathandbeyond.com and www.blackanddeckerappliances.com from June 2021 through September 2022 for between $16 and $23.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled BLACK+DECKER Model HGS011 Easy Garment Steamers and contact Empower Brands to receive a free replacement upper assembly for their steamer.
Units: About 518,500
Consumer Directions and Contact
What Do I Do if My Product is Recalled?
Empower Brands at 800-990-5298 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday, email at email@example.com or online at www.prodprotect.com/recall or www.blackanddeckerappliances.com and click on “Safety Notices” at the bottom of the page for more information.
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