Teavana Recalls Glass Tea Tumblers Due to Burn Injury Hazard


Teavana Corporation recently issued a voluntary recall on nearly 47,000 Glass Tea Tumblers after incidents of burns and lacerations were reported.

The glass tea tumblers sold at Teavana stores across the United States and online are prone to breaking, which can severely injure unsuspecting consumers.

An estimated 445,000 glass tea tumblers were distributed throughout the U.S., and another 24, 850 in Canada. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, there have been at least 302 reports of glass tea tumblers shattering, causing injuries such as abrasions, scrapes and burns to the fingers, legs and toes. At least six of the reported injuries occurred due to the glass breaking while in use.

The glass tea tumblers included in this recall were sold from August 2007 through May 2013 in color-coordinated packages or as part of a tea gift set costing between $15 and $33. Packages that contain SKU numbers or UPC codes are the tumblers being recalled. Consumers can find the item numbers on the sticker attached to the bottom of the package.

871397_turkish_tea.jpgThose who have purchased the glass tea tumblers issued in the recall should stop using the products immediately and return them to a Teavana store location for a free replacement with complimentary gift or refund. Consumers may also contact the company to receive a pre-paid mailer to return the recalled glass tea tumblers for no charge.

For further information about the recall, consumers may contact Teavana toll-free at (877) 261-1509. Consumers may also visit www.Teavana.com and click on “Glass Tumbler Recall.”

Dangerous or defective products cause numerous injuries to consumers every year. Manufacturers have a duty to produce products that are safe for use and free from hazards. When manufacturers breach this obligation by creating products with unexpected or hidden dangers, they can be held liable for any injuries suffered by consumers.

Any Citrus County resident that has been injured by a consumer product, such as the Teavana glass tea tumbler, should seek the help of a Citrus County Injury Lawyer at Whittel & Melton to learn about their legal rights and options. Anytime a company places an unsafe, defective or unreliable product into the marketplace, they should be held accountable for any damages suffered.

If a defective product has caused you or someone you love to suffer a serious injury in Inverness, Crystal River, Dunnellon, Homosassa or the surrounding area, a Citrus County Injury Attorney at Whittel & Melton can make sure you get the compensation you deserve. For additional information and to discuss the facts of your injury case, contact us today online or call 352-726-0078.

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