According to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, Williams-Sonoma recently recalled one of their baby bottle warmers. This is a voluntary recall that was released on August 24, 2010.
What is being recalled?
Approximately 11,000 baby bottle warmers are involved in this recall.
What’s the problem?
This baby bottle warmer, which is imported by Williams-Sonoma Inc., of San Francisco, CA, can heat liquids and baby food too much. This can result in burns for babies as well as adults. Ten incidents of bottles overheating have been reported, and one adult had their finger burned because of a hot bottle.
Which specific baby bottle warmer is involved?
The recall product is The Beabe Express Steam Bottle Warmer. This warmer heats baby bottles and food by using steam. It is green and it has an orange temperature dial. It has the name “Beaba” on the base. The model number is 9602; you can find it on the bottom of the warmer. The warmers were manufactured in China, and sold through various Williams-Sonoma nationwide venues, including catalogs, online, and physical stores. They were sold for about $65 from June 2010 though July 2010.
What do I do now?
If you have one of these baby bottle warmers, stop using it immediately! Contact Williams-Sonoma at (877) 548-0850 or www.williams-sonoma.com to find out how to return it and get your money back. Williams-Sonoma is also offering a $25 merchandise card for anyone who returns this product. If you have already been injured by this baby bottle warmer, or know of any other safety hazards posed by them, make sure you contact the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission is interested in hazards posed by all products, not just this one. Call them at (800) 638-2772 if you know of another product that is potentially dangerous or has caused injuries