FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 24, 2003

Alert #03-546

 

Name of Product: The Little Red Chef Food Slicer, also known as The Kitchen Magic Food Slicer

Units: 32,000

Importer: Ontel Products Corp., of Fairfield, N.J.

Hazard: The exposed slicing blade on top of the unit can cut a consumer's fingers or hand during use.

INCIDENTS/INJURIES: Ontel Products is aware of one report of a consumer cutting her finger while using the product.

Description: The recalled red plastic food slicer and dicer contains six roller blades at the front and a single slicing blade on the top. The food slicer is stamped "Made in W. Germany" and "Famos Gerate" on the inside of handle and has a four-pointed star. Only food slicers sold without the protective blade cover are included in this recall.

Sold at: QVC, TV direct sales, trade promotion shows nationwide. These food slicers were sold between August 2000 and May 2003 for less than $15.

Manufactured in: Germany

Remedy: Contact Ontel Products to receive a free protective blade cover.

Consumer Contact: Send an email requesting a protective blade cover to littleredchef@ontelproducts.com or write to Ontel Products Corporation, 21 Law Drive, Fairfield, New Jersey, 07004. Owners should include their name and mailing address in order to receive the protective blade cover. Consumers that purchased the food slicer from QVC or from trade promotion shows prior to August 2000 are not included in the recall.

picture of recalled food slicer