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Cast Iron Skillets Sold by QVC Recalled Due to Burn Hazard; Manufactured by Meyer Trading

Name of Product:
Enamel-coated 8-inch cast iron skillets
Hazard:
Small pieces of the enamel coating can pop off when the skillet is heated, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
December 10, 2010
Units:
About 7,500
Consumer Contact

For additional information, contact QVC at (800) 367-9444 between 7 a.m. and 1 a.m. ET daily, or visit the firm's website at www.qvc.com

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Technique brand enamel-coated 8-inch cast iron skillets with two pour spouts and a ribbed underside. The interior portion of the skillet is cream while the exterior was sold in three colors: sage, blue and red. The brand "Technique" is printed on the bottom of the pans.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled skillets. Known purchasers were mailed instructions for obtaining a full refund. Consumers who purchased the skillets at a QVC store should return the skillets to any QVC store for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received five reports of enamel popping off of the skillet, resulting in two reports of consumers receiving minor burns.

Sold Through:
QVC's televised shopping programs, at qvc.com, and QVC retail and employee stores from August 2009 through September 2010 for between $28 and $35.
Manufacturer(s):
Meyer Trading Company Limited, of Hong Kong, China
Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
11-063
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