Circulon 13-Piece Cookware Set Recalled by Meyer Corporation Due to Laceration Hazard from Glass Lid
Sold Exclusively at Costco
WASHINGTON, May 17, 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 product: Circulon Cookware Set
Units: About 4,600
Manufacturer: Meyer Corporation U.S., of Vallejo, Calif.
Hazard: The glass lid used with the 5-quart covered saute pan can crack, break or shatter, posing a laceration hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: Meyer has received 65 reports of broken or shattered lids. No injuries have been reported.
Description: The defective lid is 11 inches in diameter with a rubber and stainless steel handle and a metal rim. The code "IMCP1108" is stamped on the outside of the metal rim. The lid is part of the 13-Piece Circulon Premier Professional cookware set. The cookware is aluminum and stainless steel with rubber and stainless steel handles. In addition to the covered saute pan, the sets include: 1-quart and 3-quart saucepans, a 4-quart saucepot, an 8-quart stockpot, 8.5-, 10- and 12-inch French skillets and four additional glass lids.
Sold exclusively at: Costco retail stores and Costco.com from about October 2011 through March 2012 for about $200 for the complete set.
Manufactured in: China and Thailand
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the 11-inch glass lid and contact Circulon customer service to receive a replacement lid.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Circulon customer service at (800) 326-3933, Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT, or visit the firm's website at www.circulon.com.
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 SaferProducts.gov.
CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of the thousands of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $900 billion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products—such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals—contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 30 years.
Under federal law, it is illegal to attempt to sell or resell this or any other recalled product.
To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury, go online to: SaferProducts.gov, call CPSC's Hotline at (800) 638-2772 or teletypewriter at (301) 595-7054 for the hearing and speech impaired. Consumers can obtain this news release and product safety information at www.cpsc.gov. To join a free e-mail subscription list, please go to www.cpsc.gov/cpsclist.aspx.
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 326-3933
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
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