Rachael Ray(TM) Brand Two Quart Teakettle Recalled by Meyer Corporation, U.S. Due to Burn Hazard

Dec 07, 2010, 10:00 ET from U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.  It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

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Name of Product:  Rachael Ray™ Brand Two Quart Teakettle

Units:  About 59,000

Manufacturer:  Meyer Corporation, U.S., of Vallejo, Calif.

Hazard: Water heated in the teakettles may spill and spray while being poured, posing a burn hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm received eight complaints regarding the spilling of hot water from the teakettle's spout. Four of the complaints included reports of burn injuries.

Description:  The recalled product is a Rachael Ray™ brand two quart teakettle. The teakettle has a stainless steel lid with a black handle and comes in four body colors: orange, blue, green and yellow. The teakettle's spout is opened by pushing forward a small black sliding piece on the teakettle's handle.  

Sold:  The teakettles were sold at a variety of department, housewares and gourmet kitchen stores and at discount and online retailers. The teakettles were sold from December 2008 through October 2010 for between $18 and $40.

Manufactured in: Thailand

Remedy:  Consumers should immediately stop using this product.  Known consumers were mailed instructions for obtaining a replacement.  Consumers should contact the firm to arrange for a replacement teakettle.

Consumer Contact: For additional information or to obtain a replacement teakettle, please contact Meyer U.S. at (877) 782-8242 between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. PST, Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at http://www.meyer.com/rrteakettlerecall/.

Photos are available at: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11059.html.

CPSC is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product.  Please tell us about it by visiting https://www.cpsc.gov/cgibin/incident.aspx.

Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 782-8242

CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772

CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908



SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission



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