Walmart Recalls Rival Electric Water Kettles Due to Burn and Shock Hazards

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.

Recall Details
  • Hazard
    The heating element can fail and rupture, posing burn and shock hazards to the user.
  • Remedy
    Refund
  • Incidents
    Walmart has received 80 reports of incidents, including seven reports of burns.
  • Consumer Action
    Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled kettle and return it to any Walmart store for a full refund.
  • Sold At
    Walmart stores nationwide and online at Walmart.com from March 2011 through October 2015 for about $14.
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  • Walmart Recalls Rival Electric Water Kettles Due to Burn and Shock Hazards
  • Walmart Recalls Rival Electric Water Kettles Due to Burn and Shock Hazards
  • Walmart Recalls Rival Electric Water Kettles Due to Burn and Shock Hazards
  • Walmart Recalls Rival Electric Water Kettles Due to Burn and Shock Hazards
  • Walmart Recalls Rival Electric Water Kettles Due to Burn and Shock Hazards
  • Walmart Recalls Rival Electric Water Kettles Due to Burn and Shock Hazards
 
 
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