Recall news

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Posted: Apr 06, 2011 1:48 PM
Recall news

The following recalls have been announced:

HOT CHOCOLATE POTS

DETAILS: Hot chocolate pots distributed by Williams-Sonoma Inc., of San Francisco, Calif., and sold at Williams-Sonoma stores nationwide, online and through Williams-Sonoma catalogs from October 2010 through January 2011.

WHY: The handle of the hot chocolate pot can break off during use, posing burn and laceration hazards.

INCIDENTS: The company has received 28 reports of handles breaking off of the pots. That includes eight reports of injuries involving minor burns or cuts.

HOW MANY: About 28,000 in the United States and 700 in Canada.

FOR MORE: Visit the firm's website at www.williams-sonoma.com.

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SOLDERING IRONS

DETAILS: Stained glass soldering irons imported by Cooper Tools LLC of Apex, N.C., and sold at authorized distributors nationwide from August 2006 to May 2010.

WHY: The power cord can break at the flex point where the cord attaches to the handle, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

INCIDENTS: The firm has received three reports of the power cord breaking at the flex point, resulting in minor burns in three cases.

HOW MANY: About 69,000.

FOR MORE: Call Cooper Tools at 800-476-3030 or visit the firm's website at http://www.cooperhandtools.com.