Avon Recalls Microwave Popcorn Maker Due to Burn and Fire Hazards; New Instructions Provided

When cooked too long, the popcorn can overheat in the plastic popcorn maker and ignite.

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Microwave Popcorn Makers

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When cooked too long, the popcorn can overheat in this popcorn maker and ignite, posing a fire or burn hazard to consumers.

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Avon Products; (800) 367-2866 from 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.avon.com and click on Product Recall at the bottom of the page for new instructions and more information.

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About 54,700

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This recall involves Avon’s Microwave Popcorn Maker sold in the U.S. with item number 474-105 in Avon’s brochures and website. The recalled plastic popcorn maker consists of a clear tub and a yellow vented lid. The tub is 6 inches high and measures 7.5 inches in diameter and has three feet at the base. “DO NOT REMOVE WITH BARE HANDS. HOLD UNIT WITH GLOVES” is molded into the plastic of the lid and “USE IN MICROWAVE OVEN ONLY” is molded into the underside of the bowl. “Made in Taiwan” is printed on an adhesive label located on the underside of the bowl. 

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Avon has received 20 reports of the popcorn makers overheating, including two incidents involving fires that resulted in damage to microwave ovens. No injuries have been reported.

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Consumers should stop using the popcorn maker immediately and contact Avon to receive a copy of the updated instructions on how to safely use the microwave popcorn maker. The new instructions can also be obtained from independent Avon representatives and on Avon’s website under the Product Recall section. 

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Through independent Avon sales representatives and online at www.avon.com from October 2012 through February 2013, for about $13. 

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Avon Products, Inc., of New York, N.Y.

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Okay Enterprise Co., Ltd., of Kunshan City, Taiwan 

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Taiwan

  • Recalled Avon Popcorn Maker

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  • Recalled Avon Popcorn Maker – Side View