Hy Cite Enterprises recalls pots, pans due to burn risk

Published On: Jan 17 2013 01:47:51 PM EST
Recalled prestige pot
DETROIT -

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced a recall of 1.7 million pots and pans.

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

The company is aware of 1,136 incidents, including one report of a person getting spattered with hot oil when a pan collapsed inward while cooking. 

The product is called Royal Prestige 9-Ply Thermal Wall Cookware. It's made my Hy Cite Enterprises of Madison, Wisconsin and was sold door-to-door. The prices ranged from $250 to $800 for individual products and from $800 and $3,500 for sets. 

What to do:

Check the list below to see if your specific pots and pans are affected by the recall.

If so, stop using the cookware immediately, and contact Hy Cite Enterprises for a replacement. 

Consumer Contact: Hy Cite Enterprises at (800) 609-9577 from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. CT Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT on Fridays, and 8 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CT on Saturdays or at www.royalprestige.com or www.hycite.com and go to the Recall Information link. 

Description:

The recall involves stainless steel 9-ply "Thermal Wall" pans sold under the "Royal Prestige" brand name. The products were sold individually and in sets. The following cookware is included in this recall:

  • 1.5 qt. saucepan
  • 2 qt. saucepan
  • 3 qt. Dutch oven
  • 4 qt. Dutch oven
  • 6 qt. Dutch oven
  • 8 qt. Dutch oven
  • 8" skillet
  • 10.5" skillet
  • 10" paella pan
  • 14" paella pan

Recalled pots and pans have a seal including "Thermal Wall" and "9-Ply" imprinted on the bottom of the pot or pan.

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