Wal-Mart kettle recall

Posted at 12:01 PM, May 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-03 17:46:42-04

(NBC NEWSCHANNEL) Burn and shock hazards have prompted Wal-Mart to recall 1.2 million water kettles.

The recall involves Rival brand electric water kettles sold exclusively at Wal-Mart stores and on

The heating element can fail and rupture, posing burn and shock hazards.

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Wal-Mart has received 80 reports of incidents, including seven reports of burns.

Consumers should stop using the kettles and can return them to any Wal-Mart store for a full refund.

This recall involves model numbers wk8283cu and wk8283cuy.

The product was sold from March 2011 through October 2015.