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Kikkerland Design Recalls Teapots with Stands Due to Fire Hazard

  • Kikkerland and Cost Plus World Market teapot with bamboo stand
Name of Product:
Teapots with bamboo stands
Hazard:

The teapot with bamboo votive stand can catch fire, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
November 01, 2016
Units:
About 7,300
Consumer Contact

Kikkerland at 800-869-1105 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.kikkerland.com.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Kikkerland and Cost Plus World Market brand teapots with bamboo stands. The 30-ounce glass teapots have a removable glass tea infuser sold with a votive-candle holder inside the bamboo stand. The Kikkerland teapots have model number TP02 printed on the packaging next to the UPC code. The Cost Plus World Market teapots have a white sticker with number 25024784 printed on the packaging. No votive candles were included with the teapots.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled teapots and stands and contact the firm for return instructions. Consumers who purchased online will be mailed instructions on how to receive a refund. Consumers who bought the teapots at stores can return the teapots and stands for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received six reports of the votive stands burning. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:
Amazon retailers, Cost Plus World Market, Uncommon Goods and Urban Outfitters and online at www.Amazon.com from March 2014 through September 2016 for between $40 and $70.
Importer(s):

Kikkerland Design Inc., of New York

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
17-023
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