FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

May 15, 1995

 

Release # 95-120


Washington, D.C. - CPSC, HSN Marketing Inc. of Boonton, N.J., is recalling approximately 61,000 Juice Master Chef's Choice brand electric juicers. The plastic cover and wire mesh grating basket may crack or shatter if the basket is not properly placed in the machine.

HSN Marketing is aware of one incident in which a consumer using the juicer sustained minor scratches when the cover and wire basket seperated from the juicer.

HSN Marketing is recalling Juice Master Chef's Choice Juicers with the model number XTIV. These juicers were sold for $19.95 to $29.95 from October 1991 through May 1994 through television shopping channels, catalogs, and discount stores, such as Home Shopping Club (which is not affiliated with HSN Marketing), Spiegel, and Riches Department Store.

Consumers should stop using the Juice Master Chef's Choice juicer immediately and return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers can also mail their juicers to HSN Marketing Inc., 85 Fulton St., Boonton, N.J. 07005. The company will reimburse consumers for the cost of the juicer plus postage charges.