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Recalling more than 18,000 storage pots across North America, Sea to Summit said a defective part could pose a scald or burn hazard.
Australia’s Sea to Summit, manufacturer of packable, ultra-light outdoor and camp gear, is call back voluntarily Thousands of nesting pots. With only a few Alpha and Sigma models affected, the brand is warning consumers to stop using the pots and see if they need replacement parts.
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Sea to Summit received 10 reports the black nylon latch that locks the pot handle during use and “loosens or loosens due to excessive heat”.
Sea to Summit said it had received no reports of injuries. Read on to determine if you have a broken pot.
Sea to Summit Alpha, Sigma Cook Pot recall
The CPSC reports that this recall affects approximately 16,200 storage pots in the US and an additional 2,050 in Canada. Sigma and Alpha pots with the defective part are sold online and in store at REI and other sports stores. The pots sold between $ 40 and $ 130 in the following sizes: 1.2L, 1.9L, 2.7L, and 3.7L. These pots were also sold as part of Sea to Summit Camp cooking sets.
The problem concerns the nylon latch that engages the pan handle of the pot. Faulty units have an interlock without screw inside. See the pictures below for instructions on how to identify the pots included in the recall.
If your pot has a latch without a screw, you are entitled to free replacement parts. To complete this form to get a replacement lock.
Sea to Summit has also posted the following video instructions on how to install the new latch:
If you have any questions about the Alpha and Sigma saucepan recall, visit FAQ and info pageor send an email to Sea to Summit at [email protected].
By Adam Ruggiero
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