May 24, 2004
Alert #04-552

The following product safety recall was conducted voluntarily by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Fondue Sets: the Modern Set in White, Black, or Stainless, the Classic Set in White or Black

Units: About 500

Manufacturer/Importer: The Fondue Factory LLC, of Boardman, Ohio

Hazard: The top piece of glass that supports the fondue pot can shatter, posing a burn and laceration hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: The Fondue Factory LLC has received three reports of the glass breaking. There have been no injuries reported.

Description: The recalled fondue sets include: the Modern Set I White (Item #10201), the Modern Set in Black (item #10202), the Modern Set in Stainless (Item # 10203), the Classic Set in White (Item # 10301), the Classic Set in Black (Item # 10302). The item number is printed on the invoice and on the assembly directions for the set.

Sold: Directly by The Fondue Factory LLC from April 2003 through February 2004 for about $45 for all of the sets except the Modern Set in stainless which sold for about $47.

Manufactured In: Taiwan

Remedy: Stop using the recalled fondue pot immediately and contact the firm for a replacement wire frame stand that replaces the glass stand.

Consumer Contact: Contact The Fondue Factory LLC at (866) 8-Fondue or via e-mail at or by mail at P.O. Box 3736, Boardman, OH 44513 for a replacement stand. The Fondue Factory LLC is directly contacting owners of these recalled products.

picture of recalled fondue sets