Recall: Kikkerland and Cost Plus World Market brand teapots with bamboo stands
On 2016-11-01, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Kikkerland and Cost Plus World Market brand teapots with bamboo stands due to a potential Fire hazard. This product sold new beginning in March 2014 for about $40 to $70. An announcement was originally issued for this product on 2016-01-01.
About 7,000 units are involved in this Kikkerland Design Inc., of New York teapots recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Coffee Makers & Tea Kettles category in 2016.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 40 similar recalls,
involving about 18 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The bamboo votive stand can catch fire, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Kikkerland and Cost Plus World Market brand teapots with bamboo stands. The 30-ounce glass teapots have a removable glass tea infuser sold with a votive-candle holder inside the bamboo stand. The Kikkerland teapots have model number TP02 printed on the packaging next to the UPC code. The Cost Plus World Market teapots have a white sticker with number 25024784 printed on the packaging. No votive candles were included with the teapots.
These items were sold new+ at Amazon retailers, Cost Plus World Market, Uncommon Goods and Urban Outfitters and online at www.Amazon.com from March 2014 through September 2016 for between $40 and $70.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled teapots and stands and contact the firm for return instructions. Consumers who purchased online will be mailed instructions on how to receive a refund. Consumers who bought the teapots at stores can return the teapots and stands for a full refund.
Kikkerland at 800-727-7151 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.kikkerland.com.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received six reports of the votive stands burning. 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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