Aug 3, 2000Juice Extractors Sold at Kmart
Neck, NY (SafetyAlerts) - Appliance
Co. of America LLC . announced today it is voluntarily recalling about 229,000 Betty
Crocker juice extractors. The juice extractor's filter and lid can break apart, and
project metal and plastic into the air, causing injuries to nearby consumers.
Appliance Co. of America has received 17 reports of the juice extractors' filters and lids
breaking apart. Six consumers suffered minor cuts to their hands and arms.
The Betty Crocker juice extractor being recalled is model number 1480, which is written
underneath the unit as part of a mark that reads "BC-1480 Juice Extractor." The
juice extractor is white, and measures 12.5-inches high, 6-inches wide and 8.75-inches
Kmart stores nationwide sold these juice extractors from September 992 through June 1995
for about $21.
Consumers should stop using these juice extractors immediately, and contact Appliance Co.
of America for instructions on returning their units for a refund. Call Appliance Co. of
America at (800) 872-1656 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. CT Monday through Friday.
Notice of this product warning was
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subscribers August 3, 2000.
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