June 27, 2017

Pier 1 Recalls Mugs for Burn Hazard

Pier 1 Imports is recalling Chalk Note Mugs because they pose a burn hazard, as posted on the Consumer Product Safety Commission site. The mugs can crack when filled with hot liquid. The recall is for Pier 1 Imports Chalk Note Mugs that can be written on with chalk. The The stoneware mugs were sold in black and measure 5.25 inches tall by 5 inches in diameter. “Stoneware” and “Pier 1 Imports” are printed on the bottom of the mug. Consumers should stop using the mugs and contact Pier 1 for refund or credit. The firm has received reports of eight mugs cracking when filled with hot liquid. No injuries have been reported to date. About 15,300 of these mugs were sold in the U.S., and 900 were sold in Canada. The mugs were made in China. … [Read more...]

Michaels Recalls Ceramic Travel Mugs for Burn Hazard

Michael's is recalling Celebrate It™ ceramic travel mugs because the mug's lid does not fit securely and can cause liquids to leak from the bottom of the lid when tilted. This poses a burn hazard. The mug does not have a silicone hand wrap so the consumer could burn their hands. Take them back to the place of purchase for a refund. The mugs measure about 6.5" tall and hold about 16 ounces of liquid. The travel mugs have four designs: Motherhood the greatest adventure (lime green lid), MOM (lime green lid), Blue floral (turquoise lid), and Pink floral (pink lid). Only ceramic mugs with SKU number 508992 and UPC code 886946619458 printed on a label on the bottom of the mugs are recalled. The firm has received one report of the lid leaking. No injuries have been reported. About 27,000 … [Read more...]

Bialetti Coffee Presses Recalled for Laceration Hazard

Bialetti coffee presses are being recalled because the glass beakers can break during normal use, posing a laceration hazard. There have been three reports of the glass beakers breaking and cutting fingers; some consumers have needed stitches. The Bialetti coffee presses are a glass beaker in a plastic frame with a stainless steel metal plunger. They were sold in blue, green, black, and red and hold eight cups of water. The plunger is stainless steel metal and mesh with a polypropylene lid and handle in matching color to the frame. The coffee press exterior measures 6.5 inches by 9.5 inches and the interior of the glass beaker measures 7 inches by 3.75 inches. The polypropylene lid has 14 vents in the bottom of the rim to strain fluids, while pouring. The Bialetti icon and logo are … [Read more...]

Anaheim and Moen Garbage Disposals Recalled for Impact Hazard

Anaheim and Moen Garbage Disposals are being recalled because a metal component inside the disposal an bread off and come out during use, posing an impact hazard. The firms have received 22 reports of this occurring, including three reports of the broken component hitting consumers. No injuries have been reported. The recall is for 3/4 and 1 horsepower disposals. You can see the recalled brands, model numbers, descriptions, and serial numbers of the recalled products at the Consumer Product Safety Commission web page. The brand names include Barracuda, Farnke, Frigidaire, Gemline, Kenmore, Kitcheneater, Luxart, Moen, Stream33, and WasteKing. About 146,000 disposals were sold in the U.S., and 2,700 were sold in Canada. These disposals were sold at Best Buy, HD Supply, Menards, and … [Read more...]

EZDRY Food Dehydrators Recalled for Fire Hazard

Greenfield is recalling EZDRY food dehydrators because they can overheat and pose fire and burn hazards. There have been 13 reports of the dehydrator overheating and the plastic unit melting, including six reports of fire and one report resulting in damage to the counter top. No injuries have been reported to date. The recalled product is EZDRY white, six-tray food dehydrators. It weighs about 4 pounds and measures 12" tall, 8" deep, and 10" wide. EZDRY is printed on the front. EZDRY and the model number EPD60W are printed on a white label on the bottom of the unit. They were sold in a white box labeled "EZDRY by Excalibur" Home Dehydrator with a picture of the product. The recalled product is marked with "Date Code: 2116, 2416, or 3316" engraved on the bottom of the label on the back … [Read more...]

SodaStream Recalls Carbonating Bottles for Injury Hazard

SodaStream is recalling some of its carbonating bottles because they can burst under pressure, posing an injury hazard to users or bystanders. About 51,000 units are being recalled. No injuries have been reported to date. The bottles are SodaStream one liter, blue tinted, plastic carbonating bottles. "SodaStream" and "Dishwasher safe" are printed on the bottles. The bottles have a blue cap and blue bottom base. Only bottles with an expiration date of "4/2020" printed on the warning label are included in the recall. The bottles were sold at Bed Bath & Beyond, Target, Walmart, Amazon, and SodaStream online from February 2016 through January 2017 for about $15. The bottles were imported from Israel. If you purchased this product, immediately stop using it. Contact SodaStream for a … [Read more...]

Restoration Hardware Recalls Dining Tables for Lead

Restoration Hardware is recalling metal top dining tables because of a risk of lead exposure. Lead is a toxic heavy metal and can cause adverse health effects if ingested. Children can suffer reduced IQ, develop learning disabilities, have stunted growth, hearing damage, and damage to the nervous system and kidneys if they have elevated lead levels in their blood. The recall is for Restoration Hardware's Railroad Tie & Parsons Railroad Tie dining tables. The recalled tables are round or rectangular with thin sheets of zinc/dark gray color metal on the table tops. The item number is printed on a white sticker underneath the tabletop. You can see the types of tables along with their item numbers at the CPSC.gov web site. Restoration Hardware has received reports of elevated … [Read more...]

Dunkin’ Donuts Recalls Glass Tumblers for Laceration Hazard

Dunkin' Donuts is recalling glass tumblers for laceration and burn hazards. This product can crack or break, which can result in hot liquid spilling out. About 8,300 16 ounce glass tumblers for hot and cold beverages are recalled. They were sold in three styles. The tumblers are about 8 inches tall and 3 inches in diameter. The first has "BUT FIRST, DUNKIN" written in white font on the inside layer of glass, a clear lid and pink plastic where the lid connects with the base of the tumbler. The second style has “BUT FIRST, DUNKIN” written in white font on the inside layer of glass, a clear lid, and orange plastic where the lid connects with the base of the tumbler. The third style has a black and gray plaid pattern on the inside layer of glass, a black silicone grip with the letters “DD” … [Read more...]

4 Sizzle Recalls Charcoal Grills for Fire Hazard

4 Sizzle is recalling promotional charcoal grills because they can catch on fire. About 1700 units are being recalled. The recall is for wooden barrel-shaped charcoal grills with the Shock Top logo at the front. The grills were used as display enhancers  in retail, liquor, convenience and other stores or were received by consumers as promotional giveaways and at charity auctions from November 2015 through October 2016. The grill measures approximately 20 inches in diameter and 33 inches high. Item number 1089930 and PO number CMD8051855 are printed on the product packaging. There have been two reports of the grills catching on fire. The product was manufactured in China. If you have this grill, stop using it immediately. Throw it away or return it to the place where you got … [Read more...]

Cuisinart Food Processors Recalled for Laceration Hazard

The Consumer Product Safety Commission is recalling Cuisinart Food Processors made by Conair because the riveted blade can break over time and small metal pieces can get into the food the machine processes. This poses a laceration hazard. About 8,000,000 of these units were sold in the U.S., and 300,000 were sold in Canada. The model numbers that are recalled begin with: CFP-9, CFP-11, DFP-7, DFP-11, DFP-14,  DLC-5, DLC-7, DLC-8, DLC-10, DLC-XP, DLC-2007, DLC-2009, DLC-2011, DLC-2014, DLC-3011, DLC-3014, EV-7, EV-10, EV-11, EV-14, KFP-7 and MP-14. The model number is on the bottom of the food processor. The blades have four rivets and are silver-colored stainless steel. They have a beige plastic center hub. Only food processors that have blades with four rivets are included in this … [Read more...]

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