Primula Glass Whistling Kettle Recall [US]


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US/Washington: Primula Glass Whistling Kettle Recall [US]Epoca International recalls approximately 113,000 Primula brand Glass Whistling Kettles due to laceration, burn and scald hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/PFt2M

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Epoca-International-Recalls-Glass-Whistling-Kettle/

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain Primula Borosilicate two-quart clear Glass Round Kettles, items that have no identification 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 1/2″ metal band around the Glass Kettle’s neck. The warning, “Not for dishwasher” is printed in raised letters underneath the lid.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s design and retail presentation. Another photo of the recalled Glass Kettle is pictured on the Web site above.

According to the CPSC, the bottom portion of glass vessel can break when heated and the contents can spill, posing laceration, burn and scald hazards. The firm received nine (9) reports of incidents, including three (3) Glass Whistling Kettle injuries and one (1) report of property damage valued at $200.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession either of the recalled Glass Whistling Kettles, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund or contact Epoca International for instructions on how to return the Kettle to the manufacturer.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact the company at 1-800-241-7940. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.epoca.com and click on the “Recalls” link.

Please note: this product has been recalled in at least one other jurisdiction, specifically Canada. To see all notifications relating to this recall, please search for “Primula” using the search box at the top of this page.

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Additional information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 15-177
Recalls Direct RIN: 5562-2015
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