TJX Recalls Glass Beer Mugs Due to Burn and Laceration Hazards; Sold Exclusively at HomeGoods Stores
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: Glass beer mugs
Hazard: The glass beer mug can break if heated or used with hot liquid, posing burn and laceration hazards.
Consumer Contact: HomeGoods at 800-888-0776 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.homegoods.com and click on Product Info/Recalls at the bottom of the page.
Units: About 500 (in addition, about 1,500 were sold in Canada)
Description: This recall involves 16.9 ounce (500 ml) glass beer mugs. The mugs have a label attached to the side of the mug that reads: "Handmade in Poland." A second label on the bottom of the mug has the HomeGoods style number 069386.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported in the U.S. HomeGoods has received two reports of the glass beer mugs breaking in Canada when heated or used with hot liquids, including one report of a burn injury to a consumer's abdomen.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop heating or using the recalled glass beer mugs with hot liquid and return them to the nearest HomeGoods store for a full refund.
Sold Exclusively At: HomeGoods stores nationwide from May 2017 through June 2017 for about $4.
Importer: The TJX Companies, Inc. of Framingham, Mass.
Distributor: YSN Imports Inc., DBA Flame King, of Gardena, Calif.
Manufactured In: Poland