June 5, 2003Trivett Has Recalled Pancake Makers
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has released the
following information. Consumers should stop using recalled products
immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of product:
Pancake Express Pancake Makers
Manufacturer: Trivett Industries, Inc., of Deland, Fla.
Hazard: The handles on the pancake makers are unable to withstand the heat
of the device, causing the handle to fail to provide support because of
melting or breaking.
Incidents/Injuries: Trivett Industries is aware of one incident of a
consumer receiving minor burns when the handle melted and separated from the
Description: These "Pancake Express" pancake makers are two-sided stove top
skillets constructed of aluminum with black plastic handles. The product is
labeled "Pancake Express" and "Made in China."
Sold at: Acme, Wal-Green's, Hy-Vee and Osco Drug stores nationwide from May
2002 through July 2002 for about $20.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should return the pancake maker to Trivett to receive a
full refund, including the cost of postage.
Consumer Contact:Call Trivett at (800) 433-4842 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
ET Monday through Friday.