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Cast Iron Skillets Recalled Due to Burn Hazard

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Cast Iron Skillet. (Image credit: CPSC.)

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with QVC, of West Chester, Pa., announced a voluntary recall of about 7,500 Enamel-coated 8-inch cast iron skillets today.

Manufacturer: Meyer Trading Company Limited, of Hong Kong, China

Hazard: Small pieces of the enamel coating can pop off when the skillet is heated, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received five reports of enamel popping off of the skillet, resulting in two reports of consumers receiving minor burns.

Description: This recall involves Technique brand enamel-coated 8-inch cast iron skillets with two pour spouts and a ribbed underside. The interior portion of the skillet is cream while the exterior was sold in three colors: sage, blue and red. The brand "Technique" is printed on the bottom of the pans.

Cast Iron Skillet. (Image credit: CPSC.)

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled skillets. Known purchasers were mailed instructions for obtaining a full refund. Consumers who purchased the skillets at a QVC store should return the skillets to any QVC store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact QVC at (800) 367-9444 between 7 a.m. and 1 a.m. ET daily, or visit the firm's website at www.qvc.com.

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