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Rival Electric Hot Water Kettle. Model # MK-17P13B2 (sold by Walmart). Similar model to previous Rival Hot Water Kettle, which was recalled. This unit was to be the replacement.
Kitchen
Appliances
Electric Kettles or Hot Pots (269)
Walmart Stores Inc.    
Rival
MK-17P13B2
 
 
Walmart
Unspecified
8/24/2016
Product is consistently unusually hot in the base/heating element, periodically sparking and emitting smoke from base with frequent use (1-2 times per day, 4 days per week).

Have ceased using product, but retain product in search of/hope for a recall.
2/9/2017
Other Public Property/Office 
Incident, No Injury
Self
Female
56 years
Yes
No
No
Thought it best to report the product for safety concerns first.
No
Yes
Comment from Walmart Stores Inc. 8/25/2017
Please contact the Walmart Customer Service Hotline at 1.800.925.6278 (if you haven't already contacted them). Please provide them with the UPC number: 81308402120 to help them identify the product.

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