Drinking mugs recalled nationwide following reports of burn hazards
WASHINGTON — Mugs from Pier 1 Imports and Michaels have been recalled due to burn hazards.
Pier 1 Imports' chalk note mugs and Michaels' ceramic travel mugs should be returned immediately by all customers for a full refund from the respective companies, according to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission.
The Pier 1 mugs were reported to crack when filled with hot liquid, which could burn users. No injuries have been reported.
Pier 1's chalk note mugs are described as black, stoneware mugs that consumers can write on with chalk. Around 15,300 units were sold nationwide for $8 between March 2016 and April 2017.
The Michaels' Celebrate It brand travel mugs were also recalled by the CPSC due to a potential risk to burning users.
The mugs' lids did not securely fit and hot liquids could leak when it was turned over.
Around 27,000 travel mugs were sold between March and April, and they come in multiple designs as shown above.
Customers are advised to immediately return the containers to Michaels for a full refund at this time.