Far East Brokers Recall Glass Beverage Dispenser Set Due to Injury Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Publix
WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Glass Beverage Dispenser
Hazard: The metal stand supporting the glass dispenser can break, posing an injury hazard to consumers.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the glass beverage dispenser and metal support stand and return the set to a Publix Super Markets store for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: Far East Brokers toll-free at (877) 695-8354 anytime, or online at www.fareastbrokers.com and click on "Safety Recall" for more information.
Photos are available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Far-East-Brokers-Recall-Glass-Beverage-Dispenser-Set
Units: About 4,000
Description: This recall involves glass beverage dispenser set including, a clear glass ovoid-like shaped container with a clear glass lid, a silver spigot and a wire three-legged metal stand. The glass container holds up to 1.7 gallons of beverage and measures 13.5 inches high. The item number 962826 FEB44496-01-113 and barcode number 11546-34437 are both included on the packaging.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of a metal stand breaking. The consumer injured her shoulder attempting to catch the falling dispenser.
Sold exclusively at: Publix Super Markets stores nationwide from April 2014 through June 2014 for about $25.
Importer: Far East Brokers and Consultants Inc., Jacksonville, Fla.
Manufactured in: China
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