Recall: Monogrammed Coffee Mugs
On 2016-01-14, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Monogrammed Coffee Mugs due to a potential fire hazard. This product sold new beginning in October 2015 for about $15.
About 10,000 units are involved in this Creative Co-Op coffee mug 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 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 coffee mugs are mislabeled as microwave safe. If microwaved, the metallic paint accents on the coffee mugs can spark, posing a fire hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves white ceramic 16-ounce coffee mugs with gold-painted monograms and accent rims. The mugs have a textured design resembling a golf ball, and a "rope" style handle. "Microwave/Dishwasher Safe" is printed in a black panel on the bottom of the coffee mugs.
These items were sold new+ at Altar'd State stores nationwide from October 2015 through December 2015 for about $15.
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 coffee mugs and contact Altar'd State for instructions on returning the product for a full refund.
Altar'd State at 800-284-7348 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.altardstate.com and click on "Monogrammed Coffee Mug Recall" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received one report of a coffee mug 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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