Watch for Recalled Products that Can Cause Major Burns
Numerous products are recalled each and every year that can cause serious burns to adults and children. Newborns and senior citizens have the most sensitive skin and are at higher risk for serious injury when it comes to burns.
For active updates of products that have been recalled, please visit the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission website.
One product that is new to the recalled product list which has caused burns is the KitchenAid 1.7 Liter Electric Kettle. See below for details.
- Name of product: KitchenAid electric kettles
- Hazard: The handle can loosen and separate from the kettle, causing hot contents to spill, posing a burn hazard.
- Remedy: Replace
- Recall Date: February 20, 2018
- Units: About 40,200 (In addition, 47,300 units were sold in Canada and 1,600 in Mexico)
- Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled kettles and contact Whirlpool for a free replacement.
- Incidents or Injuries: Whirlpool Corporation has received 79 reports in the U.S. (19 in Canada) of handles separating, including three reports in the US (one in Canada) of minor burn injuries.
- Sold at: Bed Bath & Beyond, Dillard’s, Fry’s Electronics, Kitchen Kaboodle, Kohl’s, Navy Exchange, Target, Williams Sonoma, and other home improvement, home appliance and retail stores and online at Amazon.com as well as other online retailers from September 2013 through February 2018 for about $100 to $120.
- Manufacturer(s): Co-Win Global Ltd, of Hong Kong
- Importer(s): Whirlpool Corp., of Benton Harbor, Mich.
- Manufactured in: China
- Recall number: 18-103
If you or a loved one has incurred a serious burn from a defective product or recalled product, contact us for a free initial consultation. It is important you keep the defective or recalled product intact if it caused you a personal injury. Recalled or defective products are evidence and need to be examined by an expert.
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