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Microwave popcorn maker recalled

Avon recalled its microwave popcorn maker due to burn and fire hazards and have provided new instructions.

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

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.

Consumers can contact Avon Products at 800-367-2866 from 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. 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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