HEROISK and TALRIKA plates, bowls and mugs recalled due to burn hazard

Starting date:
May 19, 2021
Posting date:
May 19, 2021
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Burn Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-75643

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: HEROISK and TALRIKA plates, bowls and mugs.
  • Issue: The plates, bowls and mugs can break during use, posing a burn hazard when they contain hot liquids.
  • What to do: Immediately stop using the recalled dinnerware and return them to an IKEA store for a refund.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and IKEA Canada.

Affected products

HEROISK and TALRIKA plates, bowls and mugs.

Product description

The recalled products are plates, bowls and mugs from the HEROISK and TALRIKA dinnerware series. They are made from PLA (Polylactic acid or polylactide) material from renewable plastics in a variety of colours. The article name ("HEROISK" or "TALRIKA"), supplier number "23348", "Made in Taiwan" and "PLA" are moulded into the bottom of each item.

The following dinnerware are included in the recall:
Article No. Article name
40414140 HEROISK bowl 14 green/yellow 
30426860 HEROISK mug 25 cl light red/yellow 2-piece
80414143 HEROISK plate w 3 comp 22 light red/green 2-piece
00421411 HEROISK side plate 19 blue/light red 2-piece
70417482 TALRIKA bowl 14 light red 4-piece
90417481 TALRIKA deep plate 20 light green 4-piece 
30417479 TALRIKA mug 25 cl light red 4-piece
10417480 TALRIKA side plate 19 dark blue 4-piece 

Hazard identified

The plates, bowls and mugs can break during use, posing a burn hazard when they contain hot liquids.

As of May 13, 2021, the company has received 123 reports of the dinnerware breaking globally: four reports of injuries with two seeking medical attention. From the total reports, one report was from Canada with no injuries, and one report was from the United States with no injuries.

Number sold

The company reported that 11,443 units of the affected product were sold in Canada and approximately 148,000 units were sold in the United States. Globally, the company reported approximately 2,500,000 units were sold.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from August 2019 to May 2021.

Place of origin

Manufactured in Taiwan

Companies

Distributor
IKEA Canada Limited Partnership
Burlington
Ontario
CANADA
Manufacturer
IKEA of Sweden
Almhult
SWEDEN

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled dinnerware and return the product to the IKEA Returns & Exchanges department for a full refund. Consumers are encouraged to check for store hours and openings due to the COVID-19 restrictions.

For more information, consumers may contact IKEA Customer Support Centre at 1-800-661-9807 or online to access Product Recalls.

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

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.