Alpha & Sigma Camping Pots Recall [US & Canada]


Alpha and Sigma Camping Pots Recall [US and Canada]

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US FlagCanada FlagUS/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: Sea to Summit North America, LLC, a Boulder, Colorado establishment recalls an estimated total 18,250 of Alpha and Sigma branded Camping Pots (approximately 16,208 in the US and approximately 2,050 in Canada) from the American and Canadian marketplaces due to suspected component detachment and structural failure with consequential risks of burns, scalds and/or property damage.

CPSC: http://ht.ly/8E5p30rsPqx; HCSC: http://ht.ly/oz1V30rsPq1

Direct US link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2021/Sea-to-Summit-Recalls-Camping-Pots-Due-to-Burn-and-Scald-Hazards

Direct Canada link: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2021/74659r-eng.php

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain Sea to Summit aluminum Alpha and stainless-steel Sigma Camping Pots with a black Nylon latch that keeps the Pot Handle in the open position while in use.

  • Both the Alpha and Sigma Camping Pots also come with a lid. These Pots were sold in 1.2, 1.9, 2.7- and 3.7-liter sizes and are used for cooking while camping. The Alpha Pots are a matte gray while the Sigma Pots are polished stainless steel and black, and have “Sea to Summit” printed on the front, along with the pot size.

In addition to the branding, the Alpha Pots also state “Hard Anodised Compact Cooking System” below the name and size while the Sigma Pots state “Premium Stainless-Steel Compact Cooking System”. Handle usage guidelines and warnings are also written on the side of each Pot. The Pots were sold individually and as part of camping cookware sets, as follows:

  • Alpha Cookware:
    • Alpha Pot – 1.2 Liter, sold with an item number of 710 and a UPC of 9327868080694
    • Alpha Pot – 1.9 Liter, sold with an item number of 711 and a UPC of 9327868084487
    • Alpha Pot – 2.7 Liter, sold with an item number of 712 and a UPC of 9327868080700
    • Alpha Pot – 3.7 Liter, sold with an item number of 713 and a UPC of 9327868080717
    • Alpha Cook Set 1.1 – 1.2 Liter pot, 1 bowl, 1 mug, sold with an item number of 720 and a UPC of 9327868084500
    • Alpha Cook Set 2.1 – 1.9 Liter pot, 2 bowls, 2 mugs, sold with an item number of 721 and a UPC of 9327868084494
    • Alpha Pot Set 2.0 – 1.2 Liter pot & 2.7 Liter pot, sold with an item number of 722 and a UPC of 9327868080748
    • Alpha 2-Pot Cook Set 2.2 – 1.2 Liter pot, 2.7 Liter pot, 2 bowls, 2 mugs, sold with an item number of 723 and a UPC of 9327868080755
    • Alpha 2-Pot Cook Set 4.2 – 2.7 Liter pot, 3.7 and a UPC of 9327868097661 pot, 4 bowls, 4 mugs, sold with an item number of 724 and a UPC of 9327868080762
  • Sigma Cookware:
    • Sigma Pot – 1.2 Liter, sold with an item number of 750 and a UPC of 9327868097661
    • Sigma Pot – 1.9 Liter, sold with an item number of 751 and a UPC of 9327868099016
    • Sigma Pot – 2.7 Liter, sold with an item number of 752 and a UPC of 9327868097678
    • Sigma Pot – 3.7 Liter, sold with an item number of 753 and a UPC of 9327868097685
    • Sigma Pot Set 2.0 – 1.2 Liter pot & 2.7 Liter pot, sold with an item number of 738 and a UPC of 9327868097715
    • Sigma Cook Set 1.1 – 1.2 Liter pot, 1 bowl, 1 mug, sold with an item number of 734 and a UPC of 9327868097722
    • Sigma Cook Set 2.1 – 1.9 Liter pot, 2 bowls, 2 mugs, sold with an item number of 735 and a UPC of 9327868097739
    • Sigma 2 Pot Cook Set 2.2 – 1.2 Liter pot, 2.7 Liter pot, 2 bowls, 2 mugs, sold with an item number of 736 and a UPC of 9327868097746

Please note: only Pots with a black latch that do not have a screw are currently part of this recall.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Alpha and Sigma branded Camping Pots can be found on the Web site above.

==> No manufacturing date codes, production dates, regulatory approval designations, registration numbers, agency approval designations or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CPSC, the nylon latch on the recalled Pots can disengage from the body of the Pot and cause the handle to detach. If this defect occurs, the Pots pose risks of burns, scalds and/or property damage. At press time, Sea to Summit had received ten (10) reports of the latch disengaging or becoming damaged due to excessive heat exposure with no injuries reported. In Canada, however, three (3) reports of scald/burn injuries had been reported as of the date of this recall notification.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Alpha and Sigma branded Camping Pots, please do not use them. Instead, kindly contact Sea to Summit for a free latch repair kit.

Please note: this is a joint recall from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) and Health Canada (“HCSC”).

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat burns and/or scalds.

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If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Sea to Summit toll-free at 1-888-201-4977 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Mountain Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can e-mail the company at productsafety@seatosummit.com or visit the company’s Web site at http://www.seatosummit.com/productsafety or http://www.seatosummit.com and click on the “Product Safety” link at the bottom of the page for more information.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Camping Pots, please search for “kitchen” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Burn or Scald hazards, please search for “burn” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Sea to Summit North America, please search for “Sea to Summit” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Alpha brand, please search for “Alpha” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Sigma brand, please search for “Sigma” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 21-068
HCSC ID number: RA-74659
Recalls Direct RIN: 13986-2021
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