Chinese Junk Watch: Continuum Recalls Lenox Tea Kettles

AutoInformed.com on Recalled Chinese-made Lenox 2.5-Quart Tea Kettle

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Continuum’s Lenox-branded 2.5 Quart Whistling Stainless Steel Tea Kettle with a three-layered bottom are expelling hot water through the top.

Continuum has received 14 reports of tea kettles expelling hot water through the top, says the US Consumer Product Safety Commission. There are four reports of burn injuries, some of them severe.

Lenox 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.

Remedy

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.

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.

Importer

  • Continuum Sales & Marketing Corp., of Port Washington, NY
  • Manufactured In: China
  • Recall number: 20-107

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury go online to www.SaferProducts.gov or call CPSC’s Hotline at 800-638-2772 or teletypewriter at 301-595-7054 for the hearing impaired. Consumers can obtain news release and recall information at www.cpsc.gov, on Twitter @USCPSC or by subscribing to CPSC’s free e-mail newsletters.

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