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Carlisle FoodService Recalls Melamine Mugs Due to Burn Hazard


WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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 Products: Food service beverage cups and mugs  

Units: About 111,000

Importer: Carlisle FoodService Products, of Oklahoma City, Okla.
Hazard: The cups and mugs can break when exposed to hot liquids, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: Carlisle has received three reports of cups and mugs breaking. No injuries were reported.
Description:  The nine models of Carlisle cups and mugs were sold in a variety of sizes from 7 to 16 oz., and in the following colors: white, green, red, brown, black, ocean blue, sand, honey yellow, bone and sunset orange. They are approximately 2 to 3 inches tall and are made of melamine. The name "Carlisle OKC, OK" and model number are imprinted on the bottom, along with "Made in China" and "NSF."  Some may also include the model name and size, ex. "Durus 7 oz cup." Cups and mugs included in this recall are:                 



Model Number

Sierrus™ Mug   

7.8 oz        

Model # 33056

Durus® Challenge Cup  

7.8 oz           

Model # 43056

Dallas Ware® Stacking Cup 

7 oz             

Model # 43546

Dayton™ Stacking Cup        

7 oz              

Model # 43870

Kingline™ Ovide Cup           

7 oz              

Model # KL300

Kingline™ Stacking Cup       

7 oz             

Model # KL111

Melamine Stackable Mug      

8 oz             

Model # 4510

Cappuccino Mug                   

12 oz             

Model # 4812

Cappuccino Mug                   

16 oz             

Model # 4816

Sold at:  Nationally through distributor outlets and online, including food service companies, broadliners and equipment supply distributors. The mugs were sold between January 2011 and January 2012 for between $4 and $10 each.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the mugs immediately and return them to Carlisle for credit toward a future purchase of Carlisle FoodService Products merchandise. Carlisle will provide instructions for free return shipping.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Carlisle FoodService Products at (800) 217-8859 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at

Photos of this product are available at

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on

Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 217-8859
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

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