Name of product:
Rival brand electric water kettles
Hazard:
The heating element can fail and rupture, posing burn and shock hazards to the user.
Remedy:
Refund
Recall date:
May 3, 2016
Units:
About 1.2 million
Consumer Contact:
Walmart at 800-925-6278 between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. CT Saturday, or noon and 6 p.m. Sunday; or visit the company’s website at www.Walmart.com and click "Product Recalls." Consumers can also visit http://walmartstores.com/contactus/feedback.aspx.

Recall Details

Description:
This recall involves Rival brand electric water kettles with model numbers WK8283CU and WK8283CUY. The model numbers are printed on a product label on the underside of the water kettle. The white plastic water kettles were sold with a warming base and a pitcher. A window on the side pitcher has markings that measure the water levels. “Rival” is printed beneath the window.
 
Remedy:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled kettle and return it to any Walmart store for a full refund.
Incidents/Injuries:
Walmart has received 80 reports of incidents, including seven reports of burns.
Sold Exclusively At:

Walmart stores nationwide and online at Walmart.com from March 2011 through October 2015 for about $14.

Importer(s):
Wal-Mart Stores Inc., of Bentonville, Ark.
Distributor(s):

Wal-Mart Stores Inc., of Bentonville, Ark.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
16-154