Recall: Brush Art WIC Nutrition Plates
On 2019-03-14, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Brush Art WIC Nutrition Plates due to a potential Fire hazard. This product sold new beginning in August 2018.
About 100,000 units are involved in this plate recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Lunch Kits & Water Bottles category in 2019.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 900,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
The plates are incorrectly labeled as microwave-safe. They contain aluminum, which poses a fire hazard if microwaved.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves WIC nutrition plates which illustrate the recommended distribution of the food groups. The plates contain dividers that include labels and colorful pictures showing the portion sizes for protein, grains, vegetables, fruits, and dairy. The plates are 12 inches long x 9 inches wide. The back of WIC Nutrition Plate has the safety label, Brush Art website and logo, date code of 7-18 and location of manufacture. The units that have an engraved stamp of ISP219 are not subject to recall.
These items were sold new+ at Distributed as a free promotional item exclusively by WIC clinics located in Indiana from August 2018 through November 2018.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled plates, and return them to their WIC Clinic for free replacement plates. Replacement plates are being manufactured and will be sent to Indiana WIC clinics when they become available.
Brush Art at 800-778-9005 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.brushart.com and click on WIC Plate Recall for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Brush Art has received two reports of plates catching fire while in the microwave and one report of the plate melting. No injuries have been reported.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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