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April 30, 2001

Kmart Recalls MARTHA STEWART EVERYDAY® Brand Tea Kettles

Martha Stewart Tea Kettle Recalled by KmartTroy, MI (SafetyAlerts) - Kmart Corp. is recalling about 24,000 MARTHA STEWART EVERYDAY® brand tea kettles. Boiling water can be expelled from the kettle's spout, presenting a burn hazard to consumers.

Kmart has received 14 reports of boiling water being expelled, resulting in three minor burn injuries.

The recalled tea kettles were sold under the MARTHA STEWART EVERYDAY brand name, and are stainless steel or white, sage, or slate colored porcelain. The words, "MSE Thailand" are printed on the knob attached to the lid of the kettle.

Kmart sold the tea kettles nationwide from October 2000 through March 2001 for about $25 to $30.

Consumers should stop using these tea kettles immediately and return them to any Kmart store for a refund. Consumers can also call Wilton Industries Inc. toll-free at (800) 273-9398 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, to receive a refund or a replacement tea kettle.

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafetyAlerts subscribers April 30, 2001.  For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service please click here.

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