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The Life is Good Company Travel Mugs Recalled Due to Burn Hazard

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Recall Date:
November 05, 2009

Recall Details

November 5, 2009
Release # 10-030
Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 339-2987

WASHINGTON, D.C. - 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.

Name of Product: Fall 2009 Newbury Travel Mugs

Units: About 15,000

Importer: The S Group, of Portland, Ore.

Manufacturer: Pow Can, of Zhejiang, China

Hazard: The travel mugs can become excessively hot to the touch when filled with hot liquids, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received three reports of excessively hot mugs, including one complaint of a minor burn to the hand.

Description: This recall involves Newbury Travel Mugs. The 7 ? -inch tall mugs were sold in blue, green and orange each with a navy blue lid. The Life is good trademark is printed on the mug along with a graphic of a heart, peace symbol or daisy.

Sold at: Life is Good and independent retail stores nationwide and online at from July 2009 through September 2009 for about $20.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the travel mugs. Consumers can return the mugs to receive a credit or gift certificate for the amount of the purchase price.

Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Life is good at (888) 339-2987 between 8:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. ET Monday through Thursday, and 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Friday. Consumers can also visit the firm's Web site at

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