WASHINGTON, D.C. - 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: "My First Kenmore" Play Stoves
Units: About 17,000
Retailers: Sears, Roebuck and Co. and Kmart Corp., of Hoffman Estates,
Hazard: A metal bracket connecting the door to the stove can cause a
tip-over when the door is opened. This poses a risk of injury to young
Incidents/Injuries: Sears has received one report of the product tipping
over, resulting in bruises to a child.
Description: The self-assembled, wooden play stove is painted pink with
six white knobs and a timer. The dimensions of the stove when assembled
are 11 1/2" W x 13 3/4" D x 32 7/8" H.
Sold at: Sears and Kmart stores nationwide from September 2007 through
November 2007 for about $100.
Manufactured in: Taiwan
Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove and discard the bracket that
connects the door to the stove to eliminate the hazard. Consumers may
obtain updated assembly instructions by contacting Sears/Kmart or by
visiting either firm's Web site. In some products, the updated assembly
instructions are already included and replacement instructions are not
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Sears/Kmart at
(800) 659-7026 between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. CT Monday through Saturday, or
visit either www.sears.com or www.kmart.com
To see a picture of the recalled product(s) visit the CPSC's web site.
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