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Petters Consumer Brands Recalls Sunbeam Over-the-Range Microwaves for Fire Hazard

Note: The firm is out of business. Remedy is no longer available. Please discard or destory the product.

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Recall Date:
July 17, 2007

Recall Details

Alert #07-562


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.

Picture of Recalled Over-the-Range Microwave

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