Bristol, Martha Stewart Tea Kettles Recalled

A large recall of about 132,000 <"http://www.yourlawyer.com/practice_areas/product_liability">Copco and Wild Leaf Tea Company Bristol model and Martha Stewart Collection® Enameled Steel Tea Kettles have been recalled due to burn hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) just announced.

The recalled Copco and Wild Leaf Tea Company Bristol model and Martha Stewart Collection® Enameled Steel Tea Kettles, which were manufactured in Thailand, were distributed by Copco, a division of Wilton Industries Inc., of Woodridge, Illinois.

The handle on the tea kettle can come loose, posing a burn hazard to the consumer. To date, the firm has received eight reports of the handle becoming loose or deformed. One minor burn to hands has also been reported.

This recall involves Copco and Wild Leaf Tea Co. Bristol model and Martha Stewart Collection® Enameled Steel Tea Kettles with enamel finishes in white, crème, blue, cobalt, sand, red, and green. The recalled Copco and Wild Leaf Tea Company Bristol model and Martha Stewart Collection® Enameled Steel Tea Kettles were sold by mail order, online, and by retailers nationwide, including Macy’s and Linens ‘n Things from October 2005 through January 2010 for about $35.

The CPSC is advising consumers to immediately stop using these recalled Copco and Wild Leaf Tea Company Bristol model and Martha Stewart Collection® Enameled Steel Tea Kettles and contact Copco for a refund. Copco can be reached toll-free at (866) 255-9237 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Central Time (CT), Monday through Thursday; between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. CT Friday; or at the firm’s Web site at www.copco.com

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