Altar’d State Recalls Monogrammed Coffee Mugs Due to Fire Hazard

The coffee mugs are mislabeled as microwave safe. If microwaved, the metallic paint accents on the coffee mugs can spark, posing a fire hazard.

Recall date: January 14, 2016
Recall number: 16-073
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Monogrammed Coffee Mugs

Hazard:

The coffee mugs are mislabeled as microwave safe. If microwaved, the metallic paint accents on the coffee mugs can spark, posing a fire hazard.

Consumer Contact:

Altar’d State at 800-284-7348 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.altardstate.com and click on “Monogrammed Coffee Mug Recall” for more information. 

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Recall Details

Units

About 14,000

Description

This recall involves white ceramic 16-ounce coffee mugs with gold-painted monograms and accent rims. The mugs have a textured design resembling a golf ball, and a “rope” style handle. “Microwave/Dishwasher Safe” is printed in a black panel on the bottom of the coffee mugs.

Incidents/Injuries

The firm has received one report of a coffee mug sparking during microwaving. No injuries have been reported. 

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled coffee mugs and contact Altar’d State for instructions on returning the product for a full refund.

Sold at

Altar’d State stores nationwide from October 2015 through December 2015 for about $15. 

Importer(s)

Creative Co-Op, Inc., of Memphis, Tenn.

Distributor(s)

Altar’d State of Knoxville, Tenn.

Manufactured in

China

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