Target recalls 13K tea kettles for burn, fire hazard

Recalled Hearth & Hand™ with Magnolia Tea Kettle (cpsc)

Target is recalling thousands of tea kettles after more than two dozen reports of malfunctioning products, leading to a burn or fire hazard.

Here’s the info from the CPSC:

This recall involves Hearth & Hand™ with Magnolia Tea Kettles. The 1.75 Quart (7 cup capacity) stainless steel tea kettles are white and have a copper-colored stainless steel handle with a wooden grip and a white lid with a wooden knob.

The inside of the kettles are brushed stainless steel. Item Number 324-03-7894 is printed on the kettle’s hang tag. The bottom of the tea kettle is imprinted with the following information:

  • Hearth & Hand
  • 1.75 QUART (7 CUPS)


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled tea kettles and return them to any Target store for a full refund or contact Target to receive a prepaid return label to return the tea kettle by mail.


Target has received 27 reports of incidents with the tea kettles which included the kettles leaking, wobbling/moving on the stovetop while in use, the handle grip breaking off, and the paint chipping/melting on the bottom of the kettle. One consumer reported a fire due to the paint chipping off of the bottom of the kettle. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Target stores nationwide and from July 2021 through October 2021 for about $35.

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