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Safety Alert

LTD Commodities Recalls Microwave Crisper Pans Due to Fire Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: Microwave Crisper Pan with Lid

Hazard: The metal washer used to secure the knob to the lid can spark, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

Remedy: Repair

Consumer Contact: LTD Commodities LLC and ABC Distributing toll-free at (866) 736-3654, or The Lakeside Collection at (866) 847-4327 between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. CT, or visit the firms' websites at www.ltdcommodities.com, www.abcdistributing.com or www.lakeside.com and click on the Recall Alert icon for more information.

Units: About 18,220

Description: This recall involves microwave crisper pans. The carbon steel pan is sold with a glass lid that has a white ceramic knob on top. The non-stick pan has bottom grooves and a silicone base. Catalog number MUP or 4040011017 is printed on the outside of the box, near the UPC bar code 707569068464. Shipments made after July 2013 include a label on the knob that reads "inspected" and are not included in this recall.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 16 reports of incidents including sparks, flames, shattered or exploding glass lids.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled crisper pan and contact LTD Commodities for a free repair. Known consumers were notified directly about the recall.

Sold at: LTD Commodities, ABC Distributing and The Lakeside Collection catalogs and online at www.ltdcommodities.com, www.abcdistributing.com, and www.lakeside.com between June 2013 and July 2013 for about $10.

Distributor: LTD Commodities LLC, of Bannockburn, Ill. operating the catalog brands LTD Commodities, ABC Distributing and The Lakeside Collection.

Manufacturer: Qingyuan Omeda Metallic Products Co. LTD, China

Manufactured in: China