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Consumer Product Safety Commission Issues Two Recalls

Pots and pans and floor lamps were recently recalled.

Consumer Product Safety Commission Issues Two Recalls

The Consumer Product Safety Commission recently issued two recalls.

Below is a summary of each recall and the link to the full recall notice.

Hy Cite Enterprises Recalls Royal Prestige Thermal Wall Pots and Pans Due to Burn and Fire Hazard

Name of Product: Royal Prestige 9-Ply Thermal Wall Cookware

Units: About 1.7 million

Importer:  Hy Cite Enterprises LLC, of Madison, Wis.

Manufacturer:  Meyer Europe, SRL, of Verdellino, Italy

Hazard: The cookware can collapse, crimp or severely deform when exposed to heat, posing a burn and fire hazard to the consumer and nearby property.

Incidents/Injuries:  The company is aware of 1,136 reports of cookware collapsing, crimping or deforming, including one report of consumers getting spattered with hot oil when the pan collapsed inward while cooking.

Description:  This recall involves stainless steel 9-ply "Thermal Wall" pans sold under the "Royal Prestige" brand name. The products were sold individually and in sets.

Full Recall Info:  http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml13/13098.html


Floor Lamps Recalled by Dolan Northwest Due to Shock and Fire Hazards

WASHINGTON, D.C. - 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: Burien Floor Lamps

Units: About 1,100

Importer: Dolan Northwest LLC, of Portland, Ore. dba Seattle Lighting, Globe Lighting, Builders Lighting and Destination Lighting

Hazard: The on/off foot switch on the lamps can fail and melt, resulting in shock and fire hazards.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received three reports of melting switches, resulting in one report of property damage to the surrounding floor.

Description: This recall involves Burien model floor lamps with four individual light sockets and white glass shades on top of four individual tubes of varying lengths. The lamps are approximately 72 inches tall and were sold in stainless steel and bronze finishes. Model number 1117 and the date of manufacture in YYYY.MM format are printed on a label affixed to the underside of the base. Dates of manufacture included in the recall are between 2010.11 (Nov. 2011) and 2012.09 (Sept. 2012).

Sold at: Seattle Lighting, Globe Lighting, Builders Lighting showrooms in the Pacific Northwest and online at DestinationLighting.com from November 2010 through September 2012 for about $190.

Full Recall Info:  http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml13/13099.html

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