Metal Ware recalls NESCO coffee bean roasters

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The appliance can overheat, posing a fire hazard

The Metal Ware Corporation of Two Rivers, Wis., is recalling about 5,350 coffee bean roasters.

The coffee bean roasters can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

The firm has received reports of 20 incidents of the coffee bean roasters overheating causing the plastic to melt, coffee beans to burn, and/or flames and smoke to emanate from the roaster.

No injuries have been reported.

The recall involves Model CR-04-13 Coffee Bean Roasters with a date code of 2520 or 3220 printed at the bottom right of the ETL Intertek label on the product and on the box. NESCO is printed in white on the black roasters.

The roasters, manufactured in China, was sold at Blains Supply and Burman Coffee Traders stores nationwide and online at,,,,,,, and, from August 2020, through December 2020, for about $85.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled coffee bean roasters and contact Metal Ware for a full refund or a refund in the form of a store credit. Metal Ware will provide consumers with free return shipping for the roasters.

Upon Metal Ware’s receipt of the returned roaster, the consumer may choose between receiving a full refund of $85 or a refund in the form of a store credit in the amount of $100 for use at

Consumers may contact Metal Ware Corporation toll-free at (888) 993-9243 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (CT) Monday through Friday, by email at, or online at and click on “recall notice” at the top of the page for more information.

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