About 11,000 <"http://www.yourlawyer.com/practice_areas/product_liability">Williams-Sonoma Beaba Express Steam Bottle Warmers have been recalled due to burn hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) just announced. The CPSC is advising consumers to stop using the recalled Beaba Express Steam Bottle Warmers immediately unless otherwise instructed and note that it is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
The recalled Williams-Sonoma Beaba Express Steam Bottle Warmers were manufactured in China and imported by Williams-Sonoma Inc., of San Francisco, California.
The recalled Williams-Sonoma Bottle Warmers can overheat liquids and baby food, posing a burn hazard to adults and babies. To date, the firm has received 10 reports of the bottles overheating, including one report of an adult who received a finger burn from touching a hot bottle.
This recall involves the Beaba Express Steam Bottle Warmer Bottle which uses steam to heat baby bottles or baby food. The bottle warmer is green with an orange temperature dial. “Beaba” is printed on the base and model number 9602 is printed on the underside of the warmer.
The recalled Beaba Express Steam Bottle Warmer was sold at Williams-Sonoma stores nationwide, online at www.williams-sonoma.com, and through Williams-Sonoma catalogs from June 2010 through July 2010 for about $65.
The CPSC is advising consumers to immediately stop using the recalled bottle warmers and to call Williams-Sonoma for instructions on how to return the product for a full refund. Additionally, consumers who return the bottle warmers will receive a $25 Williams-Sonoma merchandise card. Williams-Sonoma can be reached toll-free at (877) 548-0850 between 4:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m., Pacific Time, seven days a week, or at the firm’s website at www.williams-sonoma.com