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Rival brand electric water kettles

Description: This recall involves Rival brand electric water kettles with model numbers WK8283CU and WK8283CUY. The model numbers are printed on a product label on the underside of the water kettle. The white plastic water kettles were sold with a warming base and a pitcher. A window on the side pitcher has markings that measure the water levels. "Rival" is printed beneath the window. [Source]

Rival brand electric water kettles
Walmart Recalls Rival Electric Water Kettles Due to Burn and Shock Hazards

Rival Brand Water Kettle, WK8283CU and WK8283CUY

About 1.2 million units were affected by this recall.

Rival brand electric water kettles Recall Information

Country of OriginChina
Recall Date05/03/2016
Recall ID6718
Recall Number16154
Product TypeElectric Kettles or Hot Pots
HazardThe heating element can fail and rupture, posing burn and shock hazards to the user.
InjuriesWalmart has received 80 reports of incidents, including seven reports of burns.
RemedyConsumers should immediately stop using the recalled kettle and return it to any Walmart store for a full refund.
Remedy OptionRefund
ContactWalmart at 800-925-6278 between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. CT Saturday, or noon and 6 p.m. Sunday; or visit the company’s website at www.Walmart.com and click “Product Recalls.” Consumers can also visit http://walmartstores.com/contactus/feedback.aspx.
Last Updated05/03/2016
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