Mayborn Electric Bottle and Food Warmers May Pose Fire Hazard
More than 250,000 warmers have been recalled
Mayborn is recalling about 255,000 Tommee Tippee Closer to Nature electric bottle and food warmers, sold separately or as an accessory with the Complete Starter Kit or the All in One Newborn Set.
The warmers can overheat and catch on fire, posing a hazard to consumers.
The firm has received six reports of bottle and food warmers overheating, melting, smoking, and catching on fire, resulting in $16,000 in property damage.
The bottle and food warmer is white with a gray adjustable control dial located next to the on/off light. Tommee Tippee is stamped in gray on the front of the unit. It measures about five inches high, five-and-one-half inches wide and five inches long. Bottle and food warmers included on this recall have Min or 0 stamped on the left-hand side of the control dial and have the UL logo and a six alpha-numeric batch code that begins with a number and ends with GY stamped on the underside.
The affected warmers were sold at mass merchandise stores including Baby Depot, Baby Heaven, Bealls Outlet, BuyBuy Baby, CVS, Giant, Ideal Baby and Kids, Kohl's, Marco Baby, Marshalls, Meijer, Ross Stores, Sam's Club, Target, TJ Maxx, Toys R Us, Walgreens and Wal-Mart nationwide and online from July 2011 through April 2016.
Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using the recalled bottle and food warmers and contact Mayborn for free replacement warmers.
For more information, consumers may contact Mayborn at (844) 340-3420.