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ALEX Children's Cooking Sets Recalled

Date:
August 10, 2006
Category:
Toys & Games
Company/Brand:
ALEX
The Danger:
The glass pot lids can break, posing a laceration hazard to children.
Description:
This recall involves about 4,200 children's Super Cooking Sets, a 12-piece stainless-steel set with miniature pots that have clear glass lids. Each set comes with a pasta pot with glass lid, stockpot with glass lid, frying pan, two potholders, and utensils. The cooking sets were sold in a white box with a clear plastic window. "ALEX" and "Super Cooking Set" are printed on the box. A red sticker labeled "unbreakable glass" is affixed to the pot lids. Cooking sets manufactured after April 1, 2006, have stainless-steel lids and are not included in this recall.
Sold At:
Discount department and specialty toy stores nationwide from September 2005 through April 2006 for about $20.
What To Do:
Take the glass lids away from children immediately and contact ALEX to receive a free replacement lid set. For more information, call ALEX at (800) 666-2539 from 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or e-mail recall@alextoys.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml06/06226.html