Recall: Illume "Love Today" Ceramic Coffee Mugs
On 2016-03-02, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Illume "Love Today" Ceramic Coffee Mugs due to a potential fire hazard. This product sold new beginning in December 2015 for about $8.
About 10,000 units are involved in this Target coffee mug recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Dishes, Drinkware & Flatware category in 2016.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 2 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The mugs were mislabeled as microwave safe. If microwaved, the metallic print on the mug can spark, posing a fire hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves 14 ounce, white ceramic coffee mugs with "Love Today" printed in gold metallic on the outside of mug. "Microwave Safe" and "Illume" are printed on a removable label on the bottom of the mug.
These items were sold new+ at Target Stores nationwide and online at www.target.com between December 2015 and January 2016 for about $8.
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 mugs and return them to Target for a full refund. Consumers can also contact Illume for return instructions and a full refund.
Illume toll-free at 888-245-5863 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.illumecandles.com, and click on the "Recall Information" button for more information.Target Customer Service at 800-440-0680 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.target.com and click on the "Product Recalls" link on the bottom of the homepage under the "Help" section. Consumers can also visit the Target Facebook page and click on Recall Tab for additional information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Target has received three reports of mugs sparking during microwaving. 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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