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Recall: Moroccan tea glasses

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On 2010-05-27, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Moroccan tea glasses due to a potential lead poisoning hazard. This product sold new beginning in June 2009 for about $5 to $6.

About 10,000 units are involved in this Cost Plus / World Market tea glass recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.

This was the 1st recall of products in the Dishes, Drinkware & Flatware category in 2010. Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls, involving about 1 million product units.

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Moroccan tea glasses
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Company Contact Information:

Website: www.worldmarket.com
Phone: (877) 967-5362

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What is the problem?

The Moroccan tea glasses contain excessive levels of lead in the exterior coloring. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

How can I tell if I own this product?

The recalled Moroccan tea glasses were sold in 7-ounce and 11.25 ounce sizes. The glasses have an etched graphic design on the outside of the glass and were sold in assorted colors such as blue, green, and red.

These items were sold new+ at Cost Plus World Market stores nationwide from June 2009 through November 2009 for about $5 for the 7-ounce tea glass and about $6 for the 11.25-ounce tea glass.

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 tea glasses for food or beverage and return the glasses to any Cost Plus/World Market store for a full refund.

For additional information, contact Cost Plus toll-free at (877) 967-5362 between 7 a.m. and 12 p.m. ET any day or visit the firm's Web site at www.worldmarket.com

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Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date

None reported.

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+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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Sources may include: Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Health Canada and companies involved with this or a related recall.