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Safety Alert

Kikkerland Design Recalls Teapots with Stands Due to Fire Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: Kikkerland and Cost Plus World Market brand teapots with bamboo stands

Hazard: A relay on the circuit board can fail causing the vehicle's motor to overheat and ignite, posing fire and burn hazards.

Remedy: Refund

Consumer Contact: Kikkerland at 800-727-7151 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.kikkerland.com.

Units: About 7,300

Description: This recall involves Kikkerland and Cost Plus World Market brand teapots with bamboo stands. The 30-ounce glass teapots have a removable glass tea infuser sold with a votive-candle holder inside the bamboo stand. The Kikkerland teapots have model number TP02 printed on the packaging next to the UPC code. The Cost Plus World Market teapots have a white sticker with number 25024784 printed on the packaging. No votive candles were included with the teapots.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received six reports of the votive stands burning. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled teapots and stands and contact the firm for return instructions. Consumers who purchased online will be mailed instructions on how to receive a refund. Consumers who bought the teapots at stores can return the teapots and stands for a full refund.

Sold at: Amazon retailers, Cost Plus World Market, Uncommon Goods and Urban Outfitters and online at www.Amazon.com from March 2014 through September 2016 for between $40 and $70.

Importer: Kikkerland Design Inc., of New York

Manufactured in: China