Sunbeam Recalls Wine Openers Sold by QVC

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling about 159,000 wine bottle openers distributed by Sunbeam Products of Boca Raton, Fla and sold by QVC of West Chester, Pa.

The wine bottles can break when opened with the recalled opener, posing a laceration hazard to consumers. Sunbeam has received 52 reports of wine bottles breaking while the opener was being used, including 22 reports of injuries.

This recall involves the “skybar™ Air Pump Wine Opener” model number NBSKWA2600. The wine bottle opener was sold as a four piece set in the following colors: gray, blue, red or silver and black-colored with a black storage box. “skybar” is printed on the side of the wine bottle opener. Model number NBSKWA2600 is printed on the bottom of the wine bottle opener.

Consumers who purchased the wine bottle openers at a QVC store should return them to any QVC store for a full refund. Consumers who purchased the wine bottle openers through QVC’s televised shopping programs or at www.qvc.com were mailed instructions for obtaining a refund. If the wine openers were not purchased through QVC, contact Sunbeam for instructions to obtain a full refund.

Contact QVC at (800) 367-9444 between 7 a.m. and 1 a.m. ET daily or visit the firm’s website at www.qvc.com. Consumers can also contact Sunbeam toll-free at (888) 759-2279 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.skybarhome.com

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