Alpha and Sigma Camping Pots recalled due to Scald and Burn Hazard

Starting date:
January 13, 2021
Posting date:
January 13, 2021
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Burn Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-74659

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Alpha and Sigma Camping Pots
  • Issue: If the latch disengages, it may release the handle from the pot causing the pot to become unstable and posing a burn or scald hazard.
  • What to do: Immediately stop using the product and contact Sea to Summit for a latch repair kit.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Sea to Summit Pty Ltd. 

Affected products

Alpha and Sigma Camping Pots 

Product description

This recall involves all sizes of the Alpha and Sigma Pots with a black latch and no screw. 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 grey and the Sigma pots are polished stainless steel and black.  The Pots have "Sea to Summit" written on the front, along with the pot size.  The Alpha Pots state "Hard Anodised Compact Cooking System" below the name and size. The Sigma pots state "Premium Stainless Steel Compact Cooking System."  Handle usage guidelines and warnings are also written on the side of the pot.  Only pots with a black latch that does NOT have a screw are part of this recall.  The pots were sold individually and as part of camping cookware sets.

Alpha Cookware
Item Number Description Bar Code
710 Alpha Pot 1.2 Liter 9327868080694
711 Alpha Pot 1.9 Liter 9327868084487
712 Alpha Pot 2.7 Liter 9327868080700
713 Alpha Pot 3.7 Liter 9327868080717
720 Alpha Cook Set 1.1 - 1.2 Liter pot, 1 bowl, 1 mug 9327868084500
721 Alpha Cook Set 2.1 - 1.9 Liter pot, 2 bowls, 2 mugs 9327868084494
722 Alpha Pot Set 2.0 - 1.2 Liter pot & 2.7 Liter pot 9327868080748
723 Alpha 2 Pot Cook Set 2.2 - 1.2 Liter pot, 2.7 Liter pot, 2 bowls, 2 mugs 9327868080755
724 Alpha 2 Pot Cook Set 4.2 - 2.7 Liter pot, 3.7 9327868097661 pot, 4 bowls, 4 mugs 9327868080762
Sigma Cookware
Item Number Description Bar Code
750 Sigma Pot 1.2 Liter 9327868097661
751 Sigma Pot 1.9 Liter 9327868099016
752 Sigma Pot 2.7 Liter 9327868097678
753 Sigma Pot 3.7 Liter 9327868097685
738 Sigma Pot Set 2.0 - 1.2 Liter pot & 2.7 Liter pot 9327868097715
734 Sigma Cook Set 1.1 - 1.2 Liter pot, 1 bowl, 1 mug 9327868097722
735 Sigma Cook Set 2.1 - 1.9 Liter pot, 2 bowls, 2 mugs 9327868097739
736 Sigma 2 Pot Cook Set 2.2 - 1.2 Liter pot, 2.7 Liter pot, 2 bowls, 2 mugs 9327868097746

 

Hazard identified

If the latch disengages, it may release the handle from the pot causing the pot to become unstable and posing a burn or scald hazard.

As of January 13, 2021, the company has received 3 reports of scald/burn injuries in Canada. In the United States, the company has received 10 reports of the latch disengaging, with no reported injuries.
 

Number sold

The company reported that 2,050 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and 16,208 were sold in the United States. 

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from January 2019 to November 2020. 

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Sea to Summit North America, LLC
Boulder
Colorado
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled products and contact Sea to Summit for a latch repair kit.

For more information, consumers may contact Sea to Summit toll-free at 1-(888) 201-4977 from 9.00am to 5.00pm MST Monday through to Friday or visit the firm's website or by sending us an email.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.