IKEA Recalls Brittle and Breakable Bowls, Plates and Mugs

IKEA Supply AG of Switzerland recalled about 159,000 bowls, plates and mugs due to potential safety risk.

The bowls, plates and mugs can become brittle and break, causing hot food or liquid to leak out, posing a burn hazard.

The firm is aware of 123 reports of breakage worldwide, including four reports of injuries, two of which required medical attention. Most of the injuries were burns due to hot contents leaking out. 

This recall involves the HEROISK and TALRIKA bowls, plates and mugs made from PLA (Polylactic acid or polylactide) material from renewable sources.

The bowls, plates and mugs were sold at IKEA stores nationwide and online.

The company urges consumers to immediately stop using the recalled bowls, plates, and mugs and return them to any IKEA store for a full refund.

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