Recall alert: Nearly 25,000 espresso machines recalled amid burn hazard

WALNUT, Calif. — LoHi Tech is recalling 24,900 SOWTECH espresso machines after receiving 48 reports of the appliance’s glass carafe breaking, resulting in five burn injuries.

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The recalled espresso machines, manufactured in China, were sold online at and from March 2017 through October 2020 for about $60 each, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Consumers are advised to immediately stop using the recalled products and contact LoHi Tech to receive a free replacement metal carafe. The Walnut, California-based company can be reached toll free at 888-613-3170 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, via email at or online at

Per the recall notice, the affected SOWTECH Espresso Machines are all black and have the model number CM6811. “SOWTECH” is printed in large black type on the metal front panel, and “Model CM6811” is printed on a silver label on the bottom of the machine.