Walmart Rival brand Electric Water Kettle Recall [US]

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US/Washington: Walmart Rival Electric Water Kettle Recall [US]Walmart recalls an estimated 1.2 million Rival brand Electric Water Kettles due to burn/scald and electric shock hazards. CPSC:

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The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain 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. The brand, “Rival” is printed beneath the window.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled products are pictured on the Web site above.

According to the CPSC, the heating element in the recalled Water Kettle can fail and rupture, posing burn and shock hazards to the user. Walmart has received 80 reports of incidents, including seven (7) reports of burns.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Rival brand Electric Water Kettles, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact the company at 1-800-925-6278 from 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM, Central Standard Time, Monday to Friday, 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM, CST on Saturday and 12:00 noon to 6:00 PM, CST on Sunday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at and click on the “Product Recalls” link. You can also visit to reach Walmart’s Web-based feedback form.

==> To see all recalls and notifications relating to Burns and/or Scalds, please search for “burns” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see all recalls and notifications relating to Electrical Shock, please search for “electrical shock” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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Additional information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 16-154
Recalls Direct RIN: 7054-2016
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