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Frying Pans Recalled By Tabletops Unlimited Due to Burn Hazard

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Castalon frying pans. (Image credit: CSPC.)

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Tabletops Unlimited, Inc., of Carson, Calif., announced a voluntary recall of about 1,500 Castalon frying pans today.

Hazard: The enamel coating of the pan can crackle and break off after a few uses, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: There was one reported incident of a piece of enamel popping off of the pan, and causing a minor burn to a consumer.

Description: The recalled product is a cast iron cast-lite frying pan with an enamel coating inside and out. The pan was sold in a variety of colors and has model numbers: TTU9203, P9204, P9207, P9208, P9242, P9243, P9244, P9248, P9250, P9261, P9266, P9274, P9275, P9276 on the color sleeve packaging of the product. The models are correlated to pan colors.

Sold at: Bed, Bath & Beyond and Wegmans nationwide from May 2010 through September 2010 for about $30.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using this product and contact Tabletops Unlimited for instructions on how to return the product and receive a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Tabletops Unlimited toll-free at (888) 239-2021 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at ttucorp.com or email at customerservice@ttucorp.com.

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