The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Munchkin today announced a voluntary recall of about 5,000 Deluxe Bottle and Food Warmers because the bottle and food warmers can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
Munchkin has received nine reports of units overheating, several of which ignited, causing damage to countertops. No injuries have been reported.
This recall involves the Munchkin Deluxe Bottle and Food Warmer with Pacifier Cleaning Basket 2-in-1 Design, model #13301 and lot number TP-1487. The product is used to warm food and bottles of various sizes. The set includes a main basket, a lift-out basket, an adapter ring, and a measuring cup. “Munchkin” is located on the front of the warmer and “TP-1487” is located on the bottom. Only warmers bearing lot number “TP-1487” are included in this recall.
Parents are being asked to stop using bottle and food warmers with lot number TP-1487 immediately and contact Munchkin toll-free at (866) 619-8673(9-5 M-F), or visit the firm’s Web site at www.munchkin.com to receive a free replacement.