Recall: Loot Crate Marvel Thanos Infinity Gauntlet Oven Mitts
On 2016-07-28, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Loot Crate Marvel Thanos Infinity Gauntlet Oven Mitts due to a potential burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in May 2016 for about $20.
About 400,000 units are involved in this (s)Loot Crate oven mitts recall. Instance(s) of injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Cutlery, Utensils & Gadgets category in 2016.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 3 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: 855-456 6827
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What is the problem?
The oven mitts lack thermal protection, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves the Marvel Thanos Infinity Gauntlet oven mitts. The oven mitt's outer shell is 100% polyester in primarily a golden yellow color with blue, purple, green, red and black accents. The Marvel logo can be found on the upper center part of the oven mitt. Made in China and UPC code 15129322 are printed on the care label on the inside seams of the oven mitts.
This product was also recalled in Canada. Health Canada's press release is available at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2016/59598r-eng.php
These items were sold new+ at www.lootcrate.com as an item included in their May 2016 subscription "Power"-theme box. The subscription was available from April 2016 through May 2016 for about $20.
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 oven mitts, destroy them and contact Loot Crate to receive a replacement product of equal or greater value.
Loot Crate toll-free at 855-456 6827 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.lootcrate.com and click "Important Oven Mitt Recall" at the top of the page for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received 241 reports of burn injuries, including reports of the glove melting and burning consumers’ skin.
+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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