Product Recall: Avon Recalls Microwave Popcorn Makers For Fire Hazard

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Before your next family movie night, check your kitchen cupboards for this Microwave Popcorn Maker that has been recalled by Avon! Approximately 55,000 of these popcorn makers were sold via independent Avon reps or at avon.com since October of 2012.

The danger:

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

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.

Avon is remedying the situation by updating the instructions.  Owners of the makers should contact Avon to receive a copy of the updated instructions on how to safely use the microwave popcorn maker.

Customers can contact their Avon representative or Avon Products at (800) 367-2866 or online at www.avon.com.

 

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