Recall: Deluxe Bottle and Food Warmers
On 2008-05-08, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Deluxe Bottle and Food Warmers due to a potential fire & burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in June 2007 for about $20.00.
About 5,000 units are involved in this Munchkin bottle warmer recall. Instance(s) of fires, property damage have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Baby Bottle/Food Warmers category in 2008.
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What is the problem?
The bottle and food warmers can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
Instance(s) of fires, property damage have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves the Munchkin Deluxe Bottle and Food Warmer with Pacifier Cleaning Basket 2-in-1 Design, model #13301 and lot number TP-1487. The product is used to warm food and bottles of various sizes. The set includes a main basket, a lift-out basket, an adapter ring, and a measuring cup. "Munchkin" is located on the front of the warmer and "TP-1487" is located on the bottom. Only warmers bearing lot number "TP-1487" are included in this recall.
These items were sold new+ at Various retailers nationwide and company's catalog from June 2007 through April 2008 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 stop using bottle and food warmers with lot number TP-1487 immediately and contact Munchkin to receive a free replacement.
For additional information, contact customer service toll-free at (866)619-8673 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.munchkin.com
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Munchkin has received nine reports of units overheating, several of which ignited, causing damage to countertops. 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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