July 11, 2000Welbilt Toaster Ovens Recalled
NY (SafetyAlerts) - Appliance
Co. of America is recalling about 7,000 Welbilt toaster ovens. The ovens' heating elements
can break, causing the glass door to shatter. The toasters could short circuit, causing
electrical shocks and fires.
Appliance Co. of America has received 14 reports of heating elements breaking. In one
incident, the glass door broke, and in another, a countertop was scorched. No injuries
have been reported.
These Welbilt toaster ovens with rotisserie and griddle have model number TR660 on the
back of the oven. The oven is white and black about 17 inches wide and 12 inches high, and
has a glass door. Three knobs on the right side of the oven control the temperature;
function, such as broil, rotisserie, toast and bake; and length of time. "WELBILT®
Toaster Oven With Rotisserie & Griddle" is written on the oven's lower-right
Club, discount and department stores, and mail order catalogs sold the toaster ovens
nationwide from January 2000 through May 2000 for about $100.
Consumers should stop using these toaster ovens immediately the firm is out
Notice of this product warning was
sent via email to SafeMail
subscribers July 11, 2000.
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