Originally issued July 17, 2007
Revised May 17, 2010
Petters Consumer Brands Recalls Sunbeam Over-the-Range Microwaves for Fire Hazard
The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Sunbeam Over-the-Range Microwaves
Units: About 300
Importer/Distributor: Petters Consumer Brands LLC, of Minnetonka, Minn.
Hazard: Internal electrical arcing in the microwave can pose a fire hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall involves Sunbeam Over-the-Range microwave ovens with serial numbers within the range of A0701161370000001 through A0701161370000304. The serial numbers are located on the inside front of the microwave and visible when the microwave door is open. Model number SNM1501RAQ is printed on a label on the back of the unit. The ovens display Sunbeam on the front panel, are bisque in color, and are 16.25 inches high x 29.5 inches wide x 15 inches deep. The microwaves ovens were installed in mobile homes.
Sold with: Mobile homes from February 2007 through March 2007.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: The firm is out of business and a remedy is no longer available. Please discard or destroy the product.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of
thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the
nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or
mechanical hazard. CPSC's work to help ensure the safety of consumer products - such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household
chemicals -– contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the
To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury go online to www.SaferProducts.gov or call CPSC's Hotline at (800) 638-2772 or teletypewriter at
(301) 595-7054 for the hearing impaired. Consumers can obtain news release and recall information at www.cpsc.gov, on Twitter @USCPSC or by subscribing
to CPSC's free e-mail newsletters.