Urban Outfitters Recalls Cheeky Teacups
- Starting date:
- March 10, 2015
- Posting date:
- March 10, 2015
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Household Items
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Fire Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
This recall involves four styles of ceramic floral motif Cheeky Teacups. The cups were sold in different floral motifs with gold painted accents and phrases, such as booze and more whiskey please painted on the inside of the cup.
|Phrase||Floral Motif Colour|
|more whiskey please||Gold|
|one classy bitch||Pink and White|
Some of the Cheeky Teacups were mislabelled as being microwave safe. The teacups can spark in the microwave, posing a fire hazard.
Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries in Canada related to the use of the teacups.
Urban Outfitters has received one report of sparking from a customer who microwaved a teacup in the United States. No consumer injuries were reported.
Approximately 1,159 units of the Cheeky Teacups were sold at retail stores, and 325 units were sold online in Canada.
Time period sold
The Cheeky Teacups were sold at Urban Outfitters retail locations and online from August 22, 2014 to January 7, 2015 in Canada.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
Chaozhou Hongqing Ceramic Manufacture Co., Inc.
URBN Canada Retail, Inc.
What you should do
Consumers should immediately stop using in the microwave the recalled Cheeky Teacups and contact Urban Outfitters for return instructions to receive a full refund.
For more information, consumers can contact Urban Outfitters toll-free at 1-800-282-2200 every day, 24 hours a day. Consumers may also contact the company by email or by visiting the Urban Outfitters website and clicking on Recall.
Consumers may view the release by the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission on the Commission's website.
Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.
Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.