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Circulon 13-piece cookware set recalled

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Meyer Corporation U.S., today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Circulon Cookware Set

Units: About 4,600

Manufacturer: Meyer Corporation U.S., of Vallejo, Calif.

Hazard: The glass lid used with the 5-quart covered sauté pan can crack, break or shatter, posing a laceration hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: Meyer has received 65 reports of broken or shattered lids. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The defective lid is 11 inches in diameter with a rubber and stainless steel handle and a metal rim. The code "IMCP1108" is stamped on the outside of the metal rim. The lid is part of the 13-Piece Circulon Premier Professional cookware set. The cookware is aluminum and stainless steel with rubber and stainless steel handles. In addition to the covered sauté pan, the sets include: 1-quart and 3-quart saucepans, a 4-quart saucepot, an 8-quart stockpot, 8.5-, 10- and 12-inch French skillets and four additional glass lids.

Sold Exclusively at: Costco retail stores and Costco.com from about October 2011 through March 2012 for about $200 for the complete set.

Manufactured in: China and Thailand

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the 11-inch glass lid and contact Circulon customer service to receive a replacement lid.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Circulon customer service at (800) 326-3933, Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT, or visit the firm's website at www.circulon.com

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled products, please go to:

http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml12/12182.html

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