THEI PUBLIC SERVICE Hazard Warning: Home Depot Recalls Homer’s All-Purpose Bucket Mug Due to Fire Hazard

We should have a “Ya’ll gotta be kidding!” Department.

The only place we can archive this is into the” Serendipisticikuty” Department.

Please note the red text in the notice below (added by your editor.)  How much did this “warning of accidents” that haven’t happened cost the government to generate? Where are the Myth-Busters when you really need them?.

When will “We the Poople” regain the power to stop some of this nonsense?. . EDITOR

from NEWS from CPSC

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Office of Communications   Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Mug

Units: About 3,700

Manufacturer: Mr. Christmas Ltd., of Hong Kong

Hazard: The silver-colored simulated bucket handle below the rim can spark when used in a microwave oven, posing a fire hazard.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: The recalled product is an orange ceramic mug about 4.5 inches tall with a large vertical cup handle on the side. The mug has the words “The Home Depot,” “Homer’s All-purpose Bucket” and a cartoon character with a utility bucket on the front. A silver-colored simulated bucket handle is just below the rim. The date “2012” and the words “© Mr. Christmas” and “Made in China” are on the underside of the mug.

Sold exclusively at: Home Depot stores during October 2012 for about $5.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled mug and return it to a Home Depot store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: Home Depot; toll-free at (877) 527-0313, then select “Other Brands” at the prompt; from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or, then click on “Product Recalls.”

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