The Deep Fryer has a faulty heating element which can cause it to overheat, posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers. JCPenney is aware of five incidents.
The Cooks Deep Fryer has a brushed stainless steel exterior, a wire mesh basket with a handle, a lid with a window and black handles. The Deep Fryer has a 1/3-gallon capacity. "Cooks" is stamped on the side of the seep fryer. Model number 22016 is printed on the bottom of the deep fryer.
They were sold exlusively at JCPenney's Stores nationwide, its catalog and website from August 2007 through January 2008 for about $50.
Consumers should immediately stop using the deep fryer and return it to the nearest JCPenney Store for a full refund.
For additional information, contact JCPenney Toll-Free At (888) 333-6063 anytime, or visit the firm's web site at www.jcp.com