Products Liability Law Daily 150K Fitz and Floyd mugs sold at Bed Bath & Beyond recalled for burn and laceration hazards
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Friday, July 12, 2019

150K Fitz and Floyd mugs sold at Bed Bath & Beyond recalled for burn and laceration hazards

By Colleen Kave, J.D.

Exposure to hot liquids may cause mugs to crack or break.

Lifetime Brands Inc., of Garden City, New York, has recalled around 150,000 Fitz and Floyd® Nevaeh White® can mugs because the mugs can crack or break when used with or exposed to hot liquids, posing burn and laceration hazards. An additional 3,500 mugs were sold in Canada (CPSC Recall Notice, No. 19-165, July 11, 2019).

Incidents and injuries. Lifetime Brands and Fitz & Floyd have received reports of seven incidents where the mugs cracked after holding hot liquids, with one report of a consumer receiving minor burns.

Product description. This recall involves the Fitz and Floyd Nevaeh White can mugs and Nevaeh White lattice can mugs in gold. The mugs are sold individually with UPC 742414338057 and UPC 742414391175, and as part of a 4-piece dinnerware set with UPC 742414375946. The UPC numbers are printed on a sticker and placed on the bottom of the individually sold mugs. The mugs can hold 15 ounces, and measure about 4 inches tall and about 4 inches in diameter, with a handle. Printed on the bottom of the Fitz and Floyd Nevaeh White can mug is "Nevaeh White by Fitz and Floyd," "Fine Bone China," "Dishwasher/Microwave/Oven Safe." Printed on the bottom of the Fitz and Floyd Nevaeh White lattice can mug in gold is "Nevaeh White by Fitz and Floyd," "Fine Bone China," "Dishwasher Safe."

These mugs, which were manufactured in China, were sold at Bed Bath & Beyond stores nationwide and online at bedbathandbeyond.com from January 2013 through April 2019 for between $8 and $10 for the mug individually packaged and $30 for the 4-piece dinnerware set.

Remedy.Consumers should stop using the recalled mugs immediately and contact Lifetime Brands for a free replacement mug.

Customer contact. For more information, customers may contact Lifetime Brands toll-free at 888-561-2269 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday; via email at [email protected]; or online at www.fitzandfloyd.com and click on "Recall" located at the top of the page.

Companies: Fitz & Floyd Enterprises, LLC; Lifetime Brands Inc.

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