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June 5, 2003

Trivett 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

Units: 590

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 pancake maker.

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.

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