WASHINGTON, Feb. 23, 2011 /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: Le Creuset glass lids
Importer: Le Creuset of America Inc., of Early Branch, S.C.
Units: About 1,800
Hazard: The glass lids can crack or break during use, posing a laceration hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: Le Creuset has received five reports of lids breaking in use. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves Le Creuset glass lids sold after October 2010. The clear glass lids measure between about 9 inches (24 cm) and about 12 inches (30 cm) and have "Le Creuset" stamped on the metal handles. The affected models include: 24cm glass lid, 28cm glass lid, and 30cm glass lid (including 30cm glass lids sold as part of the Le Creuset Forged Hard-Anodized 30cm Shallow Casserole with Lid set).
Sold at: Le Creuset and other retailers nationwide from October 2010 through January 2011 for $20 for individual glass lids and $160 when part of a casserole set.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should stop using these lids immediately and return them to Le Creuset for a full refund of the purchase price.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Le Creuset toll-free at (866) 747-0186 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email Le Creuset at email@example.com or visit the company's website at www.lecreuset.com/en-us/.
Photos available at: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11142.html.
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: (866) 747-0186
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission