Why Some of Martha Stewart’s Cookware Is Being Recalled

December 29, 2015, 7:54 PM UTC
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About 121,000 units of Martha Stewart-branded cookware are being recalled from Macy’s and Military Exchanges.

A recall of the Martha Stewart Collection’s 10-piece Stainless Steel Cookware set has been issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The affected products include 8-inch and 10-inch frying pans that were sold in stores and online between Jan. 2011 and Sept. 2015.

The pan is connected to the handle with two screws, each of which are covered with metal discs that can fly off of the product and hit the consumer. Three minor injuries have so far been reported out of a total seven incidents. Consumers have reported bruises, burns, and welts.

The CPSC advises consumers to stop using the frying pans immediately. They can be returned to Macy’s stores for store credit in the amount of the full $170 retail price, or they can be returned to Military Exchange stores where they had been sold for $90.

Fortune reported over the summer that the lifestyle mogul had planned to sell her company, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSO), to Sequential Brands Group at a “near-clearance price.” It had once been valued at $2 billion, but reportedly went for just $353 million. Though the merger deal hit some troubled waters just after it was announced, a PR Newswire release announced that it officially closed on Dec. 4.

Stewart also recently moved her American Made business from eBay to Amazon to reach a “much larger audience.”

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