Stainless Steel Cookware Sets Recalled Due to Burn Hazard

Cost Plus World Market has recalled about 300 <"">Stainless Steel Cookware sets due to burn hazard, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) just announced.

The recalled Stainless Steel Cookware sets were made in India by Kraftwares of Mahalaxmi, Mumbai and were distributed by Cost Plus Inc., of Oakland, California.

The recall was implemented because the handles on the cookware can break, posing a burn hazard to consumers. To date, no incidents or injuries have been reported.

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.

The recalled Stainless Steel Cookware sets were 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 sold for $15, and the 1.5QT egg poacher sold for $15.

The CPSC is advising consumers to immediately stop using the recalled Stainless Steel Cookware sets and return the sets to any Cost Plus or World Market store for a full refund. Cost Plus can be reached, toll-free, at 1-877-967-5362 between 7:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m., Eastern Time, or at the firm’s Web site at

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