H-E-B Recalls Stainless Steel Cookware Due to Injury Hazard

Connect by H-E-B 12-piece cookware set

Connect by H-E-B 12-piece cookware set

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–January 28, 2016

Recall Summary

Name of product:  Cookware

Hazard:  The metal discs that cover the cookware’s rivets can pop off and hit consumers, posing an injury hazard.

Consumer Contact:  H-E-B at 800-432-3113 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.heb.com and click on Product Recalls under the Customer Service section at the bottom of the homepage for more information.  Report an Incident Involving this Product

Recall Details

Units:  About 41,000

Description:  This recalls includes the Connect by H-E-B tri-ply stainless steel cookware. It was sold as a 12-piece set or as individual pieces. “Connect” is stamped into the base of the handle and the Connect by H-E-B logo is stamped on the underside of the cookware. Cookware included in this recall does not have a date code on the underside. The UPC code can be found on the back of the product packaging:

Product Name

UPC

Connect by H-E-B  8in Tri Ply Stainless Steel Fry Pan4122032279
Connect by H-E-B 12Pc Cookware Set  Tri Ply Stainless Steel4122032277
Connect by H-E-B 10in Tri Ply Stainless Steel Fry Pan4122032280
Connect by H-E-B 12in Deep Sauté w/Lid & Handle4122032297
Connect by H-E-B 10in Tri Ply Non-Stick  Stainless Steel Fry Pan4122032281
Connect by H-E-B 8in Tri Ply Non-Stick  Stainless Steel Fry Pan4122032283
Connect by H-E-B 6Qt Dutch Oven4122032293
Connect by H-E-B 12in Tri Ply Non-Stick  Stainless Steel Fry Pan w/handle4122032290
Connect by H-E-B 12Qt Stock Pot w/Lid4122032296
Connect by H-E-B 12in Tri Ply Stainless Steel Fry Pan w/handle4122032286

Incidents/Injuries:  The firm has received seven reports of the metal discs popping off the cookware. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy:  Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cookware and return it to H-E-B for a full refund.

Sold exclusively at:  H-E-B stores in Texas from September 2014 through December 2015 for between $20 and $250.

Manufacturer(s):  HEB Grocery Company LLC, of San Antonio, Texas

Manufactured in:  China

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to help ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals -– contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury go online to www.SaferProducts.gov or call CPSC’s Hotline at 800-638-2772 or teletypewriter at 301-595-7054 for the hearing impaired. Consumers can obtain news release and recall information at www.cpsc.gov, on Twitter @USCPSC or by subscribing to CPSC’s free e-mail newsletters.

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