Illume Recalls Valentine’s Day-Themed Ceramic Mugs Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Target Stores

This recall involves 14 ounce, white ceramic coffee mugs with “Love Today” printed in gold metallic on the outside of mug. “Microwave Safe” and “Illume” are printed on a removable label on the bottom of the mug. 

Recall Details
  • Hazard
    The mugs were mislabeled as microwave safe. If microwaved, the metallic print on the mug can spark, posing a fire hazard.
  • Remedy
    Refund
  • Incidents
    Target has received three reports of mugs sparking during microwaving. No injuries have been reported.
  • Consumer Action
    Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled mugs and return them to Target for a full refund. Consumers can also contact Illume for return instructions and a full refund.
  • Sold At
    Target Stores nationwide and online at www.target.com  between December 2015 and January 2016 for about $8.
 
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