Castalon Frying Pans Recalled by Tabletops Unlimited Due to Burn Hazard

Oct 06, 2010, 15:55 ET from U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 /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.

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Name of Product: Castalon frying pans

Units:  About 1,500

Importer/Distributor: Tabletops Unlimited, Inc., of Carson, Calif.

Hazard: The enamel coating of the pan can crackle and break off after a few uses, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: There was one reported incident of a piece of enamel popping off of the pan, and causing a minor burn to a consumer.

Description:  The recalled product is a cast iron cast-lite frying pan with an enamel coating inside and out.  The pan was sold in a variety of colors and has model numbers: TTU9203, P9204, P9207, P9208, P9242, P9243, P9244, P9248, P9250, P9261, P9266, P9274, P9275, P9276 on the color sleeve packaging of the product. The models are correlated to pan colors.

Sold at: Bed, Bath & Beyond and Wegmans nationwide from May 2010 through September 2010 for about $30.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using this product and contact Tabletops Unlimited for instructions on how to return the product and receive a full refund.  

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Tabletops Unlimited toll-free at (888) 239-2021 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.ttucorp.com, or e-mail the firm at margaritams@ttucorp.com.

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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 it by visiting https://www.cpsc.gov/cgibin/incident.aspx.

Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 239-2021

CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772

CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission



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