Hazard: Internal Injury
Recall Date: 2008-01-17
Recall: 4182 – 08166
Product Name: My First Kenmore Play Stoves
Description: Sears and Kmart Recall Play Stoves Due to Tip-over Hazard NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Originally issued January 17, 2008 Revised January 26, 2011 Release #08-166 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (800) 659-7026 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Note: recall hotline hours changed. Sears and Kmart Recall Play Stoves Due to Tip-over 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: “My First Kenmore” Play Stoves Units: About 17,000 Retailers: Sears, Roebuck and Co. and Kmart Corp., of Hoffman Estates, Ill. Hazard: A metal bracket connecting the door to the stove can cause a tip-over when the door is opened. This poses a risk of injury to young children. Incidents/Injuries: Sears has received one report of the product tipping over, resulting in bruises to a child. Description: The self-assembled, wooden play stove is painted pink with six white knobs and a timer. The dimensions of the stove when assembled are 11 1/2” W x 13 3/4” D x 32 7/8” H. Sold at: Sears and Kmart stores nationwide from September 2007 through November 2007 for about $100. Manufactured in: Taiwan Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove and discard the bracket that connects the door to the stove to eliminate the hazard. Consumers may obtain updated assembly instructions by contacting Sears/Kmart or by visiting either firm’s Web site. In some products, the updated assembly instructions are already included and replacement instructions are not required. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Sears/Kmart at (800) 659-7026 between 7 am – 9 pm CT Monday through Friday, 7 am – 6 pm Saturday, or visit either www.sears.com or www.kmart.com
U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
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CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $900 billion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals –contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.Under federal law, it is illegal to attempt to sell or resell this or any other recalled product.
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