|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 20, 1994
Release # 95-049
|CPSC: Kathleen Begala
(301) 504-0580, Ext. 1193
Just Toys Inc. Recall "Quick N' Easy
Micro Bake" Sets
WASHINGTON, D.C. - In cooperation with the U.S.
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Just Toys Inc. of New York, N.Y., is
voluntarily recalling about 168,000 Quick N' Easy Micro-Bake Cake Sets for Kids , covered
baking chambers for microwave ovens that may pose a potential fire hazard.
Just Toys has received at least 175 complaints of Micro-Bake overheating, burning,
smoking, or melting inside the microwave oven while baking. In some cases, consumers
reported damage to their microwave oven. In one instance, an adult reported burning her
hands as she attempted to put out the fire while removing the Micro-Bake from her
Just Toys modified the cake set beginning on Nov. 7, 1994, to prevent overheating and
burning. The company will exchange all Micro Bake cake sets produced prior to Nov. 7 for a
new one free of charge.
The cake baking set, marketed for children ages eight and older and designed for use in
home microwave ovens, includes an enclosed, white plastic baking chamber that holds a
small metal cake pan.The Micro-Bake sets sold nationwide for about $20 in toy and discount
stores beginning in August 1994.
Consumers should stop using the Micro-Bake immediately and call (800) 514-8697 for help in
identifying the recalled products and for exchange information.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety
Commission protects the public from the unreasonable risk of injury or death from 15,000
types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. To report a dangerous product
or a product-related injury and for information on CPSC's fax-on-demand service, call
CPSC's hotline at (800) 638-2772 or CPSC's teletypewriter at (800) 638-8270. To order a
press release through fax-on-demand, call (301) 504-0051 from the handset of your fax
machine and enter the release number. Consumers can obtain this release and recall
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