WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Taphandles LLC, today announced a voluntary recall of Ceramic Beer Tap Handles. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Ceramic Beer Tap Handles
Units: About 24,000
Retailer: Taphandles LLC, of Seattle, Wash.
Manufacturer: B&C Industries Ltd, of China
Hazard: The ceramic beer tap handle can break during normal use, posing a laceration hazard to consumers.
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.
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.
To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to: