Stainless Steel Cookware Recalled by Cost Plus World Market Due to Burn Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C.–(ENEWSPF)–November 19, 2009.  The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Stainless Steel Cookware

Units: About 300

Distributor: Cost Plus Inc., of Oakland, CA

Manufacturer: Kraftwares, of Mahalaxmi, Mumbai

Hazard: The handles on the cookware can break, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: None.

Description: This recall involves three stainless steel cookware sets; a 4-piece multi cooker set, a 3-piece steamer set, and a 1.5 quart egg poacher with SKU numbers 422698, 422699 and 422700. The SKU numbers can be found on the sales receipt.

Sold at: Cost Plus World Market stores nationwide in August 2009. The 4-piece multi cooker was sold for $30, the 3-piece steamer set for $15 and the 1.5QT egg poacher for $15.

Manufactured in: India

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cookware and return it to any Cost Plus or World Market store for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Cost Plus toll free at (877) 967-5362 between 7:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. ET anytime, or visit the firm’s Web site at