H-E-B Recalls Stainless Steel Cookware Due to Injury Hazard

Jan 28, 2016, 11:00 ET from U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/H-E-B-Recalls-Stainless-Steel-Cookware/   

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Cookware

Hazard: The metal discs that cover the cookware's rivets can pop off and hit consumers, posing an injury hazard.

Remedy: Refund

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cookware and return it to H-E-B for a full refund.  

Consumer Contact: H-E-B at 800-432-3113 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.heb.com and click on Product Recalls under the Customer Service section at the bottom of the homepage for more information.

Recall Details

Units: About 41,000

Description: This recalls includes the Connect by H-E-B tri-ply stainless steel cookware. It was sold as a 12-piece set or as individual pieces. "Connect" is stamped into the base of the handle and the Connect by H-E-B logo is stamped on the underside of the cookware. Cookware included in this recall does not have a date code on the underside. The UPC code can be found on the back of the product packaging:

Product Name

UPC

Connect by H-E-B  8in Tri Ply Stainless Steel Fry Pan

4122032279

Connect by H-E-B 12Pc Cookware Set  Tri Ply Stainless Steel

4122032277

Connect by H-E-B 10in Tri Ply Stainless Steel Fry Pan

4122032280

Connect by H-E-B 12in Deep Sauté w/Lid & Handle

4122032297

Connect by H-E-B 10in Tri Ply Non-Stick  Stainless Steel Fry Pan

4122032281

Connect by H-E-B 8in Tri Ply Non-Stick  Stainless Steel Fry Pan

4122032283

Connect by H-E-B 6Qt Dutch Oven

4122032293

Connect by H-E-B 12in Tri Ply Non-Stick  Stainless Steel Fry Pan w/handle

4122032290

Connect by H-E-B 12Qt Stock Pot w/Lid

4122032296

Connect by H-E-B 12in Tri Ply Stainless Steel Fry Pan w/handle

4122032286

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received seven reports of the metal discs popping off the cookware. No injuries have been reported.

Sold exclusively at: H-E-B stores in Texas from September 2014 through December 2015 for between $20 and $250.

Importer: HEB Grocery Company LLC, of San Antonio, Texas

Manufactured in: China

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Recall Number: 16-085

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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission



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