Urban Outfitters Recalls Teacups Due to Fire Hazard

The four styles of "cheeky" phrase teacups are mislabeled as microwave safe. If microwaved, the gold paint accents can spark, posing a fire hazard.

Recall date: March 11, 2015
Recall number: 15-095
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  • Urban Outfitters “hot mess” teacup

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    Urban Outfitters “hot mess” teacup

  • Urban Outfitters “booze” teacup

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    Urban Outfitters “booze” teacup

  • Urban Outfitters “one classy b****” teacup

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    Urban Outfitters “one classy b****” teacup

  • Urban Outfitters “more whiskey please” teacup

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    Urban Outfitters “more whiskey please” teacup

Recall Summary

Name of product:

“Cheeky” Teacups

Hazard:

The tea cups are mislabeled as microwave safe. If microwaved, the gold paint accents on the teacups can spark, posing a fire hazard.

Consumer Contact:

Urban Outfitters at (800) 282-2200 anytime, or online at www.urbanoutfitters.com and click on “Cheeky Teacup Voluntary Recall” for more information. Consumers can also email the firm at service@urbanoutfitters.com.

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Recall Details

In conjunction with

Units

About 11,640 units in the United States and 1,730 in Canada

Description

This recall involves four styles of “Cheeky” six-ounce ceramic teacups. The cups have floral motifs with gold painted accents and have four “cheeky” phrases, such as “booze” and “more whiskey please,” painted on the inside or outside rim of the cup. “Dishwasher Safe,” “Microwave Safe” and “Made in China” are printed on the bottom of the cup.

Incidents/Injuries

Urban Outfitters has received one report of a teacup sparking during microwaving. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled teacups and contact Urban Outfitters for instructions on returning the product for a refund.

Sold exclusively at

Urban Outfitters stores nationwide and online at UrbanOutfitters.com from August 2014 through January 2015 for about $16.

Importer(s)

World Us, of Hicksville, New York

Distributor(s)

Urban Outfitters Inc., of Philadelphia, Pa.

Manufactured in

China

  • Urban Outfitters “hot mess” teacup

  • Urban Outfitters “booze” teacup

  • Urban Outfitters “one classy b****” teacup

  • Urban Outfitters “more whiskey please” teacup