Rachel Ray Tea Kettles Recalled For Burn Hazard

A recall of about 59,000 <"http://www.yourlawyer.com/practice_areas/product_liability">Rachael Rayâ„¢ Brand Two-Quart Teakettles have been recalled, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) just announced.

The CPSC is advising consumers to stop using the Rachael Rayâ„¢ Brand Two-Quart Teakettles immediately, unless otherwise instructed and notes that it is illegal to resell or to attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

The recalled Rachael Rayâ„¢ Brand Two-Quart Teakettles were manufactured in Taiwan by Meyer Corporation, U.S., of Vallejo, California

Water heated in the teakettles can spill and spray while being poured, posing a burn hazard. To date, the firm has received eight complaints regarding the spilling of hot water from the teakettle’s spout. Four of the complaints included reports of burn injuries.

The recalled Rachael Rayâ„¢ Brand Two-Quart Teakettles has a stainless steel lid with a black handle and comes in four body colors: Orange, blue, green, and yellow. The recalled teakettle’s spout is opened by pushing forward a small black sliding piece on the teakettle’s handle.

The recalled Rachael Rayâ„¢ Brand Two-Quart Teakettles were sold at a variety of department, housewares, and gourmet kitchen stores and at discount and online retailers. The teakettles were sold from December 2008 through October 2010 for between $18 and $40.

Consumers should immediately stop using this product. Known consumers were mailed instructions for obtaining a replacement. Consumers should contact the firm to arrange for a replacement teakettle. For additional information or to obtain a replacement teakettle, Meyer U.S. can be reached, toll-free, at (877) 782-8242 between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time, Monday through Friday or at the firm’s website at www.meyer.com/rrteakettlerecall.

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