WASHINGTON, June 2, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Debco-Bag-Recalls-Ceramic-Mugs/
Name of Product: Ceramic mugs
Hazard: The mugs handle can break, posing a burn or laceration hazard to consumers.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ceramic mugs and contact Debco Bag for instructions on receiving a replacement mug.
Consumer Contact: Debco Bag toll-free at 844-730-5005 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at CM6531recall@debcobag.com or online at www.debcosolutions.com and click on recall for more information.
Units: About 150 (in addition, about 24,000 were sold in Canada)
Description: This recall involves four models of Tonal Thirst ceramic mugs. The 12-ounce mugs have a glossy two-tone finish with a white exterior and colored interior with matching colored handles. The mugs were sold in white/black, white/blue, white/lime and white/red color combinations. Some mugs can have promotional logos printed on them when distributed as giveaways.
Incidents/Injuries: Debco Bag has received one report of a burn injury due to the mug handle breaking.
Sold at: Ad Specialty Distributors as a promotional item from August 2015 through April 2016 for about $3.
Importer: Debco Bag Distributors, Canada
Manufactured in: China
Note: Health Canada's press release is available at: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2016/58448r-eng.php
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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission