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Urban Outfitters Recalls Teacups

  • Urban Outfitters “hot mess” teacup
  • Urban Outfitters “booze” teacup
  • Urban Outfitters “one classy b****” teacup
  • Urban Outfitters “more whiskey please” teacup
Name of Product:
"Cheeky" Teacups
Hazard:
The tea cups are mislabeled as microwave safe. If microwaved, the gold paint accents on the teacups can spark, posing a fire hazard.
Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
March 11, 2015
Units:
About 11,640 units in the United States and 1,730 in Canada
Consumer Contact

Urban Outfitters at (800) 282-2200 anytime, or online at www.urbanoutfitters.com and click on "Cheeky Teacup Voluntary Recall" for more information. Consumers can also email the firm at service@urbanoutfitters.com.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves four styles of "Cheeky" six-ounce ceramic teacups. The cups have floral motifs with gold painted accents and have four "cheeky" phrases, such as "booze" and "more whiskey please," painted on the inside or outside rim of the cup. "Dishwasher Safe," "Microwave Safe" and "Made in China" are printed on the bottom of the cup.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled teacups and contact Urban Outfitters for instructions on returning the product for a refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

Urban Outfitters has received one report of a teacup sparking during microwaving. No injuries have been reported.

Sold Exclusively At:
Urban Outfitters stores nationwide and online at UrbanOutfitters.com from August 2014 through January 2015 for about $16.
Distributor(s):
Urban Outfitters Inc., of Philadelphia, Pa.
Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
15-095
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