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The following product safety alert is from the CPSC on December 29, 2015.

Macy’s Recalls Martha Stewart Stainless Steel Cookware; Injury Hazard with Frying Pans

Martha Stewart CollectionTM 10-piece Stainless Steel Cookware Set is being recalled because the metal discs that cover the frying pan’s rivets can pop off and hit consumers, posing an injury hazard.
This recall involves the Martha Stewart Collection 10-piece stainless steel cookware sets, which include an 8-inch and a 10-inch stainless steel frying pan. The frying pans have two rivets that attach the frying pan to the handle. The rivets have stainless steel discs on top of them. Other items included in the cookware sets are a 1-quart covered saucepan, 2-quart covered sauce pan, 3-quart covered saucepan and 6-quart covered stockpot. The recall affects only the two frying pans. UPC numbers 0733003518899, 0733003623326, 0766370840959 or 0766370980334 can be found on the product packaging or purchase receipt. The recalled products have one of the following date codes inscribed on the bottom of the pans.

Date Codes on Frying Pans

701187013870218702287031870328
703387041870428704387051870528
706187062870718707287081870828
709187092871018711087111871208
71218HF10114HF10414HF10513HF10514HF10613
HF10614HF10713HF10813HF10913 HF11113 

The firm has received seven reports of the metal discs popping off the frying pans, including three minor injuries. Injuries include bruises, burns and welts.

Consumers should immediately stop using the 8 and 10-inch frying pans from the cookware set. The other items from the cookware set are not affected by this recall. Consumers who purchased the cookware sets from Macy’s or macys.com should return the frying pans to Macy’s or macys.com for a store credit for the full value of the two frying pans. Consumers who purchased the cookware sets from a Military Exchange should return the frying pans to the Military Exchange for a full refund.


These were sold at Macy’s stores nationwide and Military Exchanges, and online at www.macys.com between January 2011 and September 2015 for about $170 at Macy’s and $90 at Military Exchanges.
Importer: Macy’s Merchandising Group, Inc., of New York, N.Y.;Manufactured in China
Consumer can contact Macy’s toll-free at 888-257-5949 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. ET Sunday through Saturday or online at www.macys.com and click on “Product Recall” for more information.

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