Baby bottle, food warmers recalled for fire hazard

WASHINGTON (WHTM) – Tommee Tippee is recalling about 225,000 electric bottle and food warmers that can overheat and catch fire.

The company has received six reports of the warmers overheating, melting, smoking and catching on fire; which resulted in $16,000 in property damage, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

The recall involves Tommee Tippee Closer to Nature electric bottle and food warmers, sold separately or as an accessory with the Complete Starter Kit or the All in One Newborn Set.

The warmers were sold at stores including CVS, Kohl’s, Marshalls, Ross Stores, Sam’s Club, Target, TJ Maxx, Toys R Us, Walgreens and Wal-Mart from July 2011 through April 2016 for about $21 for the individual bottle and food warmer and about $120 for the starter kit or newborn set.

Consumers should stop using the warmers and contact Tommee Tippee for a free replacement.

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