RECALL: Sears and Kmart Play Stoves Due to Tip-over Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission(CPSC), in cooperation with Sears, Roebuck and Co. and Kmart announced a voluntary recall of About 17,000 My First Kenmore” Play Stoves because a metal bracket connecting the door to the stove can cause a tip-over when the door is opened. This poses a risk of injury to young children.

Sears has received one report of the product tipping over, resulting in bruises to a child.

The self-assembled, wooden play stove is painted pink with six white knobs and a timer. The dimensions of the stove when assembled are 11 1/2” W x 13 3/4” D x 32 7/8” H.

What should you do? Immediately remove and discard the bracket that connects the door to the stove to eliminate the hazard.

Do I need To Return the stove to the store? No.You may obtain updated assembly instructions by contacting Sears/Kmart or by visiting either firm’s Web site or


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