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Keurig Green Mountain recalls 6.6 million hot beverage-brewing machines

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Keurig Green Mountain is recalling more than 6.6 million hot beverage-brewing machines in U.S. that could overheat liquids and burn users.

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced the recall for brewers have an identification number starting with "31" on the bottom. They were sold online and in stores in the U.S. and Canada between 2009 and 2014.

Keurig Green Mountain says its Mini Plus Brewing Systems, with model number K10, can overheat and spray water during brewing. The company says it had received about 200 reports of hot liquid escaping from the brewer, including 90 reports of burn-related injuries.

U.S. consumers are being urged to call Keurig Green Mountain Inc. of Waterbury, Vermont, at 1-844-255-7886 to get a free repair.

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