The nylon latch can disengage from the pot and cause the handle to detach, posing burn and scald hazards.
About 16,200 (In addition, about 2,050 were sold in Canada)
This recall involves Sea to Summit aluminum Alpha and stainless-steel Sigma camping pots with a black Nylon latch that keeps the handle in the open position while in use. Both the Alpha and Sigma camping pots also come with a lid. These pots were sold in 1.2, 1.9, 2.7- and 3.7-liter sizes and are used for cooking while camping. The Alpha pots are a matte gray and the Sigma pots are polished stainless steel and black. The pots have “Sea to Summit” written on the front, along with the pot size. The Alpha pots state “Hard Anodised Compact Cooking System” below the name and size; the Sigma pots state “Premium Stainless-Steel Compact Cooking System.” Handle usage guidelines and warnings are also written on the side of the pot. Only pots with a black latch that does NOT have a screw are part of this recall. The pots were sold individually and as part of camping cookware sets.
|Alpha Pot 1.2 Liter|
|Alpha Pot 1.9 Liter|
|Alpha Pot 2.7 Liter|
|Alpha Pot 3.7 Liter|
|Alpha Cook Set 1.1 - 1.2L pot, 1 bowl, 1 mug|
|Alpha Pot Set 2.0 - 1.2L pot & 2.7L pot|
|Alpha Cook Set 2.1 - 1.9L pot, 2 bowls, 2 mugs|
|Alpha 2 Pot Cook Set 2.2 - 1.2L pot, 2.7L pot, 2 bowls, 2 mugs|
|Alpha 2 Pot Cook Set 4.2 - 2.7L pot, 3.7L pot, 4 bowls, 4 mugs|
|Sigma Pot 1.2 L|
|Sigma Pot 1.9 L|
|Sigma Pot 2.7 L|
|Sigma Pot 3.7 L|
|Sigma Pot Set 2.0 - 1.2L pot & 2.7L pot|
|Sigma Cook Set 1.1 - 1.2L pot, 1 bowl, 1 mug|
|Sigma Cook Set 2.1 - 1.9L pot, 2 bowls, 2 mugs|
|Sigma 2 Pot Cook Set 2.2 - 1.2L pot, 2.7L pot, 2 bowls, 2 mugs|
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Alpha and Sigma pots with a black Nylon latch and contact Sea to Summit for a free latch repair kit.
Sea to Summit has received 10 reports of the latch disengaging or becoming damaged due to excessive heat exposure. No injuries have been reported.
Thunder Box, Inc., d/b/a Sea to Summit North America, of Boulder, Colo.; Sea to Summit North America LLC, of Boulder, Colo.
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risk of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product-related incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of injuries associated with consumer products over the past 50 years.
Federal law prohibits any person from selling products subject to a Commission ordered recall or a voluntary recall undertaken in consultation with the CPSC.