Libbey bourbon taster glasses recalled due to laceration hazard

CPSC says glasses can break during normal use

By Troy Blevins - Online Editor
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Libbey is recalling bourbon taster glasses because of a laceration hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said.

The glasses can break during normal use, posing a laceration hazard, according to the CPSC. Libbey has received two reports of incidents involving 12 glasses breaking. No injuries were reported.

The CPSC said the recall involves 8 oz. Bourbon Taster Glasses, which are made of clear, colorless glass and measure about 3 7/8 inches tall.

The glasses have one of three logos laser-etched on the bottom of the glass: "Kentucky Bourbon Trail," "Kentucky Bourbon Trail Craft Tours" or "SIV," the CPSC said. The glasses were sold in boxed sets of four glasses and also sold individually. About 229,000 units were sold.

The CPSC said the glasses were sold at Libbey outlet stores in Shreveport, Louisiana, and Toledo, Ohio, Total Wine stores nationwide, various distillery gift shops, commercial customers for use in restaurants, and online at libbey.com, iwawine.com and kybourbontrailshop.com from May 2017 through October 2017 for between $20 and $25 for the four-piece set, and $6 for the glass sold individually.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled glasses and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund, the CPSC said. Commercial customers should contact Libbey to arrange a credit, full refund or replacement.

The CPSC said consumers can contact Libbey Glass at 800-982-7063 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at libbey.com and click on "Product Recall" for more information.

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