Black & Decker has recalled a line of garment steamers, citing the risk of burn injuries.
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Black & Decker Easy Garment Steamers “can expel, spray or leak hot water during use, posing a burn hazard to consumers.”
The recall covers about 518,000 steamers sold between June 2021 and September 2022. Black & Decker garment steamers are sold at Walmart, Target, Bed Bath & Beyond, and online. The model number of the “Easy Garment Steamers” Model HGS011 and they were sold in a variety of colors.
Burn Injuries Reported
Empower Brands, the manufacturer, has received 241 reports of malfunctioning steamers, causing at least 32 burn injuries.
Consumers are advised to stop using the garment steamers immediately.
This is not the first time the lawyers at Johnson//Becker have pursued litigation against the manufactures of defective steamers. On May 26, 2021 approximately 5.4 million My Little Steamer and My Little Steamer Go Mini handheld clothing steamers were recalled after hundreds of reports of burn injuries.
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