My pan was delivered with a dent in the side. Thankfully, it doesn't change the shape of the loafs, so I will keep it. Just believe if the goods we are purchasing are damaged goods, we should be told; unless the manufacturer doesn't have standards they follow.
My granddaughters like for me to make banana bread to send to them so I usually make mini loaves. This pan saves me from having to use multiple pans. They are a bit smaller than the individual pans, but not enough to be a problem. And - they are super easy to clean! Considering ordering another