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The glass top on this recalled sauté pan has shattered and caused an eye injury

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

H-E-B’s Kitchen & Table 5.5-quart Sauté Pan can take the heat. The glass lid, on the other hand, can’t take the heat, so H-E-B has recalled 12,000 out of kitchens.

The exact problem, as stated in the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission recall notice: “The glass lid can crack or shatter during normal use, posing a laceration hazard.”

And, the notice says Texas-based H-E-B has heard about this happening eight times, “including one report of an eye injury.”

So, stop using the pans immediately. H-E-B is offering refunds on the $30 pieces of cookware. Pans with a date code from 5/2018 through 12/2018 are covered by this recall. You’ll find the date code on the bottom of the pan.

Call 855-432-4438 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Eastern time, Monday through Friday or go to the recall page at heb.com for more information.

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Since 1989, David J. Neal’s domain at the Miami Herald has expanded to include writing about Panthers (NHL and FIU), Dolphins, old school animation, food safety, fraud, naughty lawyers, bad doctors and all manner of breaking news. He drinks coladas whole. He does not work Indianapolis 500 Race Day.

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