Today Ikano (Philippines), Inc. or IKEA PH is recalling the Metallisk Espresso Maker with stainless steel safety valve to protect the Filipino consumers from the potential risk of bursting incidents while using the product.

Below are relevant information:

Product nameMETALLISK Espresso Maker with date stamps (batch codes) between 2040 and 2204 (yyww).

Reason for RecallIKEA is recalling METALLISK espresso maker for hob 0.4 l with the stainless steel as the product can burst during use.

Background of the issueLast year IKEA of Sweden started to receive increasing number of bursting incident reports of the METALLISK espresso maker. A total of
13 alarms (IKEA incident reports) were reported globally from South Korea, France, Finland, Italy, Poland, Netherlands, Sweden, Canada & Romania where the METALLISK espresso maker 0.4 l with the stainless steel safety valve burst. Four involved injuries, and out of the four, three required medical attention & are from France, Poland and Canada. As of today there has not been a single report locally.

From the investigation IKEA of Sweden noticed that the alarms started to come after the material for the product safety valve was changed from brass to stainless steel. Since then IKEA has conducted extensive evaluation of the root cause and several tests have been performed since January 2022. Product is fully compliant to EN 13248 standard.

Bursting incident can only happen when the water is blocked from travelling through the coffee ground into the upper container.

ActionProduct recall: METALLISK espresso maker with the stainless-steel safety valve can be returned to any IKEA store for a full refund. Proof of purchase (receipt) is not required.

For questions, you may contact the ff.:
Phone: +63 9173267063

For customer concerns:
Phone: +63 8888 IKEA(4532)

For more information, please see the letter below:

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Date of Release: 12 July 2022