1.7 Million Pots and Pans Recalled for Burn and Fire Hazard Dangers | Shapiro, Washburn & Sharp

What happened:

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced a voluntary recall of 1.7 million pots and pans due to burn and fire hazard dangers they may pose. Hy Cite Enterpirses has agreed to the voluntary recall of the Royal Prestige 9-Ply Thermal Wall Cookware brand. If a voluntary recall had made in this case, a man might not have lost his life.

According to the announcement released by the CPSC, the cookware can collapse, crimp or severely deform when exposed to heat, posing a burn and fire hazard to the consumer and nearby property. There have been 1,136 reports of cookware collapsing, crimping or deforming, including one report of a person being spattered with hot oil when the pan collapsed inward while cooking.

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The affected products have a seal including “Thermal Wall” and “9-Ply” imprinted on the bottom of the pot or pan. Manufactured in Italy, the cookware was sold by independent distributors of Hy Cite Enterprises through door-to-door sales for between $250 to $800 for individual products and from $800 and $3,500 for sets.


North Carolina Injury Lawyer Perspective:   

The CPSC is advising consumers to immediately stop using the cookware and contact the company for instructions to return the cookware to the firm for repair. Damaged pots and pans will be replaced.  A description list of the recalled products and company contact information can be found at the CPSC website.

If you or a family member has been injured by a defective recalled product, contact a North Carolina personal injury attorney to find out what compensation you may be entitled to for any pain or loss you suffered.


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