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U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, D.C. 20207
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
September 23 , 2008
The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Cooks Essentials Deep Fryers
Units: About 1,600
Retailer: QVC Inc., of West Chester, Pa.
Distributor: Euro-Pro Operating LLC, of Newton, Mass.
Hazard: The fryers can overheat, posing a burn hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: No injuries have been reported.
Description: The recalled fryers include QVC Cook Essentials 3 Liter Stainless Steel Deep Fryers with three baskets. The fryers were sold as item number K14942. Model number F1053Q is printed on a sticker on the bottom of the fryers.
Sold through: QVC’s televised shopping programs and its Web site from April 2008 through May 2008 for about $60 including shipping costs.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Known purchasers were mailed instructions on obtaining a full refund. Consumers who have not received instructions should contact QVC for refund instructions.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact QVC at (800) 367-9444 between 7 a.m. and 1 a.m. ET any day, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.qvc.com.