Time to check your kitchen counter: Whirlpool has recalled their KitchenAid brand electric kettle. They’ve recalled around 40,200 units in the US and 47,300 in Canada due to burn hazards.
The recall is for the KitchenAid 1.7 Liter Electric Kettles in black, red, white, graphite and stainless steel and cocoa silver. After over 70 reports of the handle breaking off of the kettle and with a few extreme cases causing minor burns, the company recalled the product on February 20th. The kettles were sold at Bed, Bath & Beyond, Target, Williams Sonoma and other retailers as well as on Amazon from 2013-2018.
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If you’re unsure if your kettle is being recalled, you can check for the serial number (located on the bottom of the kettle) here. If you have questions about your kettle or think you qualify for a return you can contact Whirlpool Corporation at 800-874-0608 or online at their website for more information.