Macy's Recalls Martha Stewart Stainless Steel Cookware; Injury Hazard with Frying Pans

29 Dec, 2015, 10:00 ET from U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, Dec. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Macys-Recalls-Martha-Stewart-Stainless-Steel-Cookware/

Recall Summary

Name of Product: Martha Stewart CollectionTM 10-piece Stainless Steel Cookware Set

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

Remedy: Refund

Consumers should immediately stop using the 8 and 10-inch frying pans from the cookware set. The other items from the cookware set are not affected by this recall. Consumers who purchased the cookware sets from Macy's or macys.com should return the frying pans to Macy's or macys.com for a store credit for the full value of the two frying pans. Consumers who purchased the cookware sets from a Military Exchange should return the frying pans to the Military Exchange for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: Macy's toll-free at 888-257-5949 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. ET Sunday through Saturday or online at www.macys.com and click on "Product Recall" for more information.

Recall Details

Units: About 121,000

Description: This recall involves the Martha Stewart Collection 10-piece stainless steel cookware sets, which include an 8-inch and a 10-inch stainless steel frying pan. The frying pans have two rivets that attach the frying pan to the handle. The rivets have stainless steel discs on top of them. Other items included in the cookware sets are a 1-quart covered saucepan, 2-quart covered sauce pan, 3-quart covered saucepan and 6-quart covered stockpot. The recall affects only the two frying pans. UPC numbers 0733003518899, 0733003623326, 0766370840959 or 0766370980334 can be found on the product packaging or purchase receipt. The recalled products have one of the following date codes inscribed on the bottom of the pans.

Date Codes on Frying Pans

70118

70138

70218

70228

70318

70328

70338

70418

70428

70438

70518

70528

70618

70628

70718

70728

70818

70828

70918

70928

71018

71108

71118

71208

71218

HF10114

HF10414

HF10513

HF10514

HF10613

HF10614

HF10713

HF10813

HF10913

HF11113


Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received seven reports of the metal discs popping off the frying pans, including three minor injuries. Injuries include bruises, burns and welts.

Sold at: Macy's stores nationwide and Military Exchanges, and online at www.macys.com between January 2011 and September 2015 for about $170 at Macy's and $90 at Military Exchanges.

Importer: Macy's Merchandising Group, Inc., of New York, N.Y.

Manufactured in: China

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