Loot Crate Inc. recalls Infinity Gauntlet Oven Mitts

Starting date:
July 28, 2016
Posting date:
July 28, 2016
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Burn Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-59598

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC), Mexico's Consumer Protection Federal Agency (PROFECO), and Loot Crate Inc.

Affected products

Marvel Thanos Infinity Gauntlet Oven Mitts

Product description

This recall involves the  Marvel Thanos Infinity Gauntlet Oven Mitts.

The oven mitt's outer shell is 100% polyester and is primarily a golden yellow colour with blue, purple, green, red and black accents, and has the UPC code  15129322 printed on the care label on the inside seams of the oven mitts.  The marvel logo can be found on the upper center part of the oven mitt.

Hazard identified

The oven mitts lack thermal protection, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of this product.

Loot Crate Inc. has received 241 reports of burn injuries, including reports of the glove melting and burning consumers’ skin, 8 of which were from Canadians.

Number sold

Approximately 15,000 units of the recalled product were sold in Canada at www.lootcrate.com.

In addition, approximately 358,000 units were sold in United States of America, and approximately 380 were sold in Mexico.

Time period sold

The recalled oven mitts were sold from April 20 2016 to May 19 2016 exclusively from www.lootcrate.com, in their "Power" theme box.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer
Jinhua Dongyi Industry and Trade Co. Ltd.
CHINA
Distributor
Loot Crate, Inc.
Los Angeles
California
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumer should immediately stop using the recalled oven mitts and contact Loot Crate to receive a replacement product of equal or greater value.

For more information, consumers may contact Loot Crate toll-free at 1-855-456-6827 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or online.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.

Consumers may view the release by Mexico's Consumer Protection Federal Agency (PROFECO) on the Agency's website (Spanish only).

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.