The bottom portion of glass vessel can break when heated and the contents can spill, posing laceration and burn hazards.
Epoca International at (800) 241-7940 anytime or online at www.epoca.com and click on "recalls" in the upper right-hand corner of the homepage for more information.
The Primula® Borosilicate two-quart clear glass round kettle has no markings or etchings on the glass. Model PTKG-4420 has a green plastic handle with a green silicone insert in the handle and a green whistling-stopper lid. Model PTKB-4420 has a black plastic handle with a black silicone insert in the handle and a black whistling-stopper lid. Both models have a ?" metal band around the glass kettle's neck. "Not for dishwasher" is printed in raised letters underneath the lid.
Consumers should stop using the product immediately. Customers should either return the product to the retailer or contact Epoca International for instructions on how to return the product for a full refund.
The firm received nine reports of incidents, including threeEpoca injuries and one report of property damage valued at $200.
Epoca International, Inc. of Boca Raton, Fla.
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