Wine Bottle Openers Recalled for Laceration Hazard

By WBNG News

Wine Bottle Openers Recalled for Laceration Hazard

March 15, 2011 Updated Mar 15, 2011 at 11:08 AM EDT

(WBNG Binghamton) Sunbeam Products Inc. is recalling some of its Wine Bottle Opener products.

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 on them, including 22 reports of injuries.

Injuries include lacerations to the hands.

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.

About 159,000 units were sold at QVC stores nationwide, QVC’s televised shopping programs, and online at www.qvc.com and www.skybarhome.com from November 2010 through December 2010 for between $30 and $60.

Manufactured in: China

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled wine bottle openers.

Consumers who purchased the wine bottle openers at a QVC store should return them to any QVC store for a full refund.

Owners who purchased the wine bottle openers through QVC’s televised shopping programs or at www.qvc.com were mailed instructions for obtaining a refund.

Purchasers who have not received the mailed instructions should contact QVC.

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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