FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

May 3, 1995

 

Release # 95-115


WASHINGTON, D.C. - CPSC, New Creative Enterprises Inc. of Cincinnati, Ohio., is recalling 100,000 electric potpourri cookers, items number 32872, 32881, 32882, 32883, and 92891. The cookers present an electric shock hazard.

The white ceramic potpourri cookers come in three styles with flowers, humming birds, or the sun and stars painted on the side, all with a white lid and a white power cord. The cookers, which hold approximately 1.5 cups of water, have a sticker on the bottom that reads, "NEW CREATIVE ENTERPRISES INC Made in Taiwan." Item numbers are printed on the outside of the retail boxes. The cookers are suitable for use as a warming dish for food, as a serving dish for dip or sauces, or as a decorative novelty item.

Gift shops and retailers sold the New Creative Enterprises cookers nationwide from January 1989 through April 1995 for $12.95.

Although New Creative Enterprises has received no complaints or reports of injuries, the company is taking this action as a preventive measure.

Consumers who own the recalled cookers should stop using them immediately and return them to the store where purchased for a full refund. Consumers can call New Creative Enterprises at (800) 435-1623, ext. 113, for more information.