Thousands of Tea Kettles Recalled
Bristol Model and Martha Stewart Collection® Enameled Steel Tea Kettles Recalled Due to Burn Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Copco and Wild Leaf Tea Co. Bristol model and Martha Stewart Collection® Enameled Steel Tea Kettles

Units: About 132,000

Distributer: Copco, a division of Wilton Industries Inc., of Woodridge, Ill.

Hazard: The handle on the tea kettle can come loose, posing a burn hazard to the consumer.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received eight reports of the handle becoming loose or deformed. One minor burn to hands has been reported.

Description: This recall involves Copco and Wild Leaf Tea Co. Bristol model and Martha Stewart Collection® Enameled Steel Tea Kettles with enamel finishes in white, crème, blue, cobalt, sand, red and green.

Sold by: Mail order, online and by retailers nationwide, including Macy's and Linens 'n Things from October 2005 through January 2010 for about $35.

Manufactured in: Thailand

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using these tea kettles and contact Copco for a refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Copco toll free at (866) 255-9237 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Thursday, and between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. CT Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.copco.com