Mayborn USA of Norwood, Mass.. is recalling about 255,000 electric bottle and food warmers.
The warmers can overheat and catch fire, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
The firm has received six reports of bottle and food warmers overheating, melting, smoking and catching fire which resulted in $16,000 in property damage.
This recall involves Tommee Tippee® Closer to Nature® electric bottle and food warmers, sold separately or as an accessory with the Complete Starter Kit or the All in One Newborn Set.
The bottle and food warmer is white with a gray adjustable control dial located next to the on/off light. Tommee Tippee is stamped in gray on the front of the unit. It measures about 5 inches high, 5 ½ inches wide and 5 inches long.
Bottle and food warmers included on this recall have “Min” or “0” stamped on the left-hand side of the control dial and have the UL logo and a six alpha-numeric batch code that begins with a number and ends with “GY” stamped on the underside.
The bottle and food warmers, manufactured in China, were sold at mass merchandise stores including Baby Depot, Baby Heaven, Bealls Outlet, BuyBuy Baby, CVS, Giant, Ideal Baby and Kids, Kohl’s, Marco Baby, Marshalls, Meijer, Ross Stores, Sam’s Club, Target, TJ Maxx, Toys R Us, Walgreens and Wal-Mart nationwide and online at Amazon.com, Diapers.com, Drugstore.com and Quidsi.com from July 2011, through April 2016, for about $21 for the individual bottle and food warmer and about $120 for the starter kit or newborn set.
What to do
Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using the recalled bottle and food warmers and contact Mayborn for free replacement warmers.
Consumers may contact Mayborn online at www.tommeetippee.us and click on the recall button at the bottom of home page or toll-free at 844-340-3420 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET) Monday through Saturday for more information. Consumers may also visit www.tommeetippee.us/bottle-warmer to complete the free replacement registration form.