Target Recalls Giada De Laurentiis Lasagna Pan Due to Laceration Hazard
WASHINGTON, April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers should stop using this product, which is being recalled voluntarily, unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of product: Giada De Laurentiis Ceramic 9x13 Inch Lasagna Pan
Hazard: The pan can break causing sharp edges and posing a laceration hazard.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lasagna pans and return them to any Target store for a full refund. Consumers who purchased the pan as part of the six-piece set should return the lasagna pan only.
Consumer Contact: Target guest relations at (800) 440-0680 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.target.com, click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page and then select Home & Kitchen.
Photos are available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/Target-Recalls-Giada-de-Laurentiis-Lasagna-Pans/
Units: About 148,700
Description: The recall involves Giada De Laurentiis-branded ceramic lasagna pans. The cream-colored pans are 9 by 13 inches in size and they were sold individually and as part of a six-piece set. The bottom of the pan is stamped "Giada de Laurentiis for Target."
Incidents/Injuries: Target has received 39 reports of the pan or its handles breaking or cracking during normal use. Cuts and lacerations were reported in six of those incidents.
Sold exclusively at: Target stores nationwide and on Target.com from January 2009 through October 2012 for about $22 for individual pans and between $35 and $50 for the six-piece sets.
Importer: Wilton Industries, Inc., of Woodridge, Ill. and Target Corporation, of Minneapolis, Minn.
Manufactured in: China
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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission