Baby bottle warmer recall

Beaba Express Baby Bottle Warmer Recall

Health Canada announced a product recall August 31 2010 for Beaba Express Baby Bottle Warmers.

This recall involves the Beaba Express Steam Bottle Warmer. This unit uses steam to heat baby bottles or baby food. The bottle warmer is green with an orange temperature dial. The name "Beaba" is printed on the base. The model number 9602 is printed on the underside of the warmer.

What is the danger?

The bottle warmers can overheat liquids and baby food, posing a burn hazard to adults and babies. Williams-Sonoma has received 10 reports in North America of bottles overheating. One of the reports was an adult who received a finger burn from touching a hot bottle. At time of the recall Health Canada has not received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these bottle warmers.

What do I do?

You should immediately stop using the bottle warmers and contact Williams-Sonoma for instructions on how to return the product for a full refund. To get more information, you may contact Williams-Sonoma toll-free at 1-877-548-0850 between 4AM and 9PM PT seven days a week or by visiting the Williams-Sonoma website.

There is another recall notice on the Electrical Safety Authority's (ESA) website that you can check out.

How many of these units have been sold and where?

Canada has seen about seven of the bottle warmers sold at William-Sonoma retail stores in Alberta, British Columbia and Ontario. The units were sold from June 2010 to July 2010. Yes, the recall bottle warmers were manufactured in China. The importer is Williams-Sonoma Canada, Inc., a division of Williams-Sonoma, Inc., of San Francisco, California