Kirkland Signature Saute Pans with Glass Lids Sold at Costco Recalled by Meyer Marketing Due to Laceration Hazard

Name of Product: Kirkland Signature Six-Quart Sauté Pans with glass lids

Units: About 12,900

Distributor: Meyer Marketing Co. Ltd, of Macau

Hazard: The pan’s tempered glass lid can crack, break or shatter, posing a laceration hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: Meyer has received 97 reports of the pan’s glass lids breaking or shattering. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall involves Kirkland Signature six-quart, black, hard-anodized aluminum sauté pans with glass lids. The tempered glass lids have a stainless steel rim and handle. The pan is about 3 inches deep and the pan and lid each measure about 12 inches in diameter. “Kirkland Signature,” “6 QT/5.6 L” and “Made in Thailand” are printed on the bottom of the sauté pan.

Sold exclusively at: Costco Wholesale stores in the San Francisco Bay area and in the Northeast from May 2012 through October 2012 for about $35.

Manufactured in: Thailand

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled pans and glass lids and return them to any Costco store for a full refund. Costco is contacting its customers directly.

Consumer Contact: Costco; toll-free at ( 877 ) 782-8242 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or online at www.costco.com and click on Recalls for more information

Information Source: Media Newswire

November 29th, 2012 @ 03:35pm