Injuries Lead Sunbeam to Recall Wine Bottle Openers Sold on QVC

wine bottle opener recall cpsc
wine bottle opener recall cpsc

Sunbeam Products Inc. recalled 159,000 wine bottle openers sold through the home shopping channel QVC after dozens of consumers reported bottles shattering while using the opener, including 22 who suffered injuries, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said.

Consumers reported injuries including cuts on their hands when the bottles broke, CPSC said. Sunbeam got a total of 52 reports so far of wine bottles breaking while the opener was being used on them.

Included in the recall is the skybar Air Pump Wine Opener with the model number NBSKWA2600 sold as part of a four-piece set that came in gray, blue, red or silver/black with a black storage box. The model number is printed on the bottle opener's bottom.