GE Recalls Ovens For Possible Fire Risk

Law360, New York (November 19, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- General Electric Co. and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission have issued a voluntary recall of several models of GE wall ovens because of potential fire and burn risks caused by the machines' self-cleaning cycle.

The recall, announced Tuesday, warned consumers to stop using GE, GE Profile, Monogram and Kenmore wall oven brands, which could pose a fire or burn hazard to users if the wall oven door is removed and incorrectly reattached.

GE reported 28 incidents of “minor property” damage, mostly to kitchen cabinets adjacent...
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