Recall date: July 9, 2015
Recall number: 15-177

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Glass Whistle Kettle
Hazard:

The bottom portion of glass vessel can break when heated and the contents can spill, posing laceration and burn hazards.

Remedy:
Refund
Consumer Contact:

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.

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

Units:
About 113,000
Description:

The bottom portion of glass vessel can break when heated and the contents can spill, posing laceration and burn hazards.

Description:

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.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm received nine reports of incidents, including threeEpoca injuries and one report of property damage valued at $200. 

 
Remedy:

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.

Sold At:

Retail stores including, Kitchen Collection, Meijer, Peyton Phoenix, Ross Stores, Target and online at amazon.com, primulaproducts.com and target.com from January 2012 through May 2015 for about $15.

Importer(s):

Epoca International, Inc. of Boca Raton, Fla.

Manufactured In:
China