Continuum is recalling about 56,000 Lenox 2.5 quart tea kettles due to a burn hazard.
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the tea kettles can expel hot water during use, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
This recall involves Continuum’s Lenox-branded 2.5 Quart Whistling Stainless Steel Tea Kettle with a three-layered bottom. The tea kettles were sold in a variety of colors, including blue, red, silver, and gold. They have a stainless steel flat bottom that measures approximately 7” in diameter and has a bent edge that extends approximately 1” beyond the flat portion of the bottom. The brand name Lenox is written on the sides and the bottom of the kettle.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled tea kettles and contact Continuum for a full refund if proof of purchase is available. If not, consumers will be entitled to a refund of $29.99.
Continuum has received 14 reports of tea kettles expelling hot water through the top, including four reports of burn injuries, some of them severe.
The item was sold at Burlington, HomeGoods, Home Sense, Marshalls, T.J. Maxx, Tuesday Morning, and Winners stores nationwide from September 2013 through November 2017 for between $30 and $50.
Consumers can contact Continuum at 1-800-669-6385 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at gocontinuum.com and click on Recall Information for more information.