Munchkin Inc. has issued a product recall for baby bottle warmers that may be a fire hazard. The unit may overheat due to a manufacturing error. The company has received several reports of fires from consumers.
This recall involves the Munchkin Deluxe Bottle and Food Warmer with Pacifier Cleaning Basket 2-in-1 Design, model #13301 and lot number TP-1487. The product is used to warm food and bottles of various sizes. The set includes a main basket, a lift-out basket, an adapter ring, and a measuring cup. “Munchkin” is located on the front of the warmer and “TP-1487” is located on the bottom. Only warmers bearing lot number “TP-1487” are included in this recall.
These were sold in stores across the United States from June 2007 to April 2008 for around $20. The recalled bottle warmer should no longer be used. The company is offering a free replacement to consumers. You can contact the company for more information at (866) 619-8673 or www.munchkin.com.