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Description: Ice Cream Scoops Recalled by Associated Merchandising NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 09, 1987 Release # 87-039 ICE CREAM SCOOPS RECALLED WASHINGTON, DC --In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the Associated Merchandising Corporation (AMC), New York, New York, today announced a voluntary recall of certain ice cream scoops imported by the company. These scoops have a ceramic ice cream cone-shaped handle which may crack under pressure, resulting in potentially severe cuts from the broken pieces of the handle. Nine complaints have been reported to AMC with two incidents involving serious cuts or injury. Approximately, 6,000 units of the affected ice cream scoops were distributed to retail stores nationwide from November, 1986 to March, 1987. The ice cream scoop handle is ceramic, shaped like an ice cream cone, and comes in four pastel colors - yellow, pink, green, and blue. The box is pink with a clear plastic lid. The side of the box is labeled with the style number L-0971 and "Made in Japan". A list of AMC retail stores that sold the ice cream scoop is attached. Consumers should remove these products from use immediately and return them by mail or in person to the retailer where purchased for a refund. Consumers will be reimbursed for mailing cost or transportation costs in addition to the retail price of the item. Consumers may call collect to the Associated Merchandising Corporation on 212-536-4338 for additional information. To report unsafe consumer products or to receive safety information call the CPSC toll-free hotline number at 800-638-CPSC. The teletypewriter number for the hearing impaired is (301) 595-7054. Flagship Store Locations Richs 45 Broad Street S.W. P.O. Box 4539 Atlanta, Georgia 30302 Foleys/Sanger Harris P.O. Box 1971 1110 Main Street Houston, Texas 77001 Goldsmiths 132 South Main at Gayoso Memphis, Tennessee 38143 Pranges 301 N. Washington Street Green Bay, Wisconsin 54307-9080 Strawbridge & Clothier 801 Market Street Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107-3199 Liberty House of Hawaii P.O. Box 2690 Honolulu, Hawaill 96845 Boscov's 4500 Perkiomen Avenue Reading, Pennsylvania 19606 Jos Horne Co. 501 Penn Avenue Pittsburhg, Pennsylvania 15222 Carson Pirie Scott & Co. One South State Street Chicago, Illinois 60603 Dayton/Hudson 700 on the Mall Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402 [Learn More]

Recall Information

Country of OriginJapan
Recall Date07/09/1987
Recall ID4703
Recall Number87039
Product TypeIce Cream Scoops
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