WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Kikkerland-Design-Recalls-Teapots-with-Stands-Due-to-Fire-Hazard
Name of Product: Kikkerland and Cost Plus World Market brand teapots with bamboo stands
Hazard: The bamboo votive stand can catch fire, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled teapots and stands and contact the firm for return instructions. Consumers who purchased online will be mailed instructions on how to receive a refund. Consumers who bought the teapots at stores can return the teapots and stands for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: Kikkerland at 800-727-7151 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.kikkerland.com and click on the "Recall" link for more information.
Units: About 7,300
Description: This recall involves Kikkerland and Cost Plus World Market brand teapots with bamboo stands. The 30-ounce glass teapots have a removable glass tea infuser sold with a votive-candle holder inside the bamboo stand. The Kikkerland teapots have model number TP02 printed on the packaging next to the UPC code. The Cost Plus World Market teapots have a white sticker with number 25024784 printed on the packaging. No votive candles were included with the teapots.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received six reports of the votive stands burning. No injuries have been reported.
Sold at: Amazon retailers, Cost Plus World Market, Uncommon Goods and Urban Outfitters and online at www.Amazon.com from March 2014 through September 2016 for between $40 and $70.
Importer: Kikkerland Design Inc., of New York
Manufactured in: China
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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission