CPSC: Cups and Mugs by Carlisle FoodService Products Recalled for Burn Hazards

02/28/2012 // WPB, FL, USA // Injury Lawyers News // Nicole Howley

Oklahoma City, OK — Carlisle FoodService Products and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) have voluntarily recalled about 111,000 food service beverage cups and mugs for burn hazards posed to consumers. The CPSC announced the nationwide recall on February 28, 2012.

The cups and mugs were recalled after discovering that they can break when exposed to hot liquids, which poses a burn hazard to consumers.

“The nine models of Carlisle cups and mugs were sold in a variety of sizes from 7 to 16 oz., and in the following colors: white, green, red, brown, black, ocean blue, sand, honey yellow, bone and sunset orange. They are approximately 2 to 3 inches tall and are made of melamine. The name ‘Carlisle OKC, OK’ and model number are imprinted on the bottom, along with ‘Made in China’ and ‘NSF.’ Some may also include the model name and size, ex. ‘Durus 7 oz cup,’ reported the CPSC.

Cups and mugs included in this recall are:

• Sierrus™ Mug—7.8 oz—Model # 33056

• Durus® Challenge Cup—7.8 oz—Model # 43056

• Dallas Ware® Stacking Cup—7 oz—Model # 43546

• Dayton™ Stacking Cup—7 oz—Model # 43870

• Kingline™ Ovide Cup—7 oz—Model # KL300

• Kingline™ Stacking Cup—7 oz—Model # KL111

• Melamine Stackable Mug—8 oz—Model # 4510

• Cappuccino Mug—12 oz—Model # 4812

• Cappuccino Mug—16 oz—Model # 4816

Consumers are advised to return the cups and mugs to Carlisle for credit toward a future purchase of Carlisle FoodService Products merchandise.

For more information concerning the product recall, consumers can contact Carlisle FoodService Products at (800) 217-8859 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit www.carlislefsp.com/productsafety.

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