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OFT warns of potentially dangerous microwaves

Fri, 27 Jan 2012

The Office of Fair Trading is issuing a warning over microwave ovens which could pose a safety risk.

The Sanyo appliances have the potential to leak electricity and cause severe electric shocks.

Only two models from the Sanyo range are affected and have been on sale since March 2010.

The company is now recalling models with certain serial numbers.

You can check these by looking at the label on the back of the microwave.


Sanyo contact details: 0800 230019 or 01923 477352.

Model numbers: Sanyo EM-C8787B UK2 and the Sanyo EM-C8787W

Serial numbers:

1002UKM00617 A to 01128A, 1004UKM00001A to 00512A, 1004UKM01129A to 01640A, 1008UKM00001A to 01024A, 1008UKM01641A to 02152A, 1011UKM00001A to 00257A, 1011UKM05771A to 06537A, 1012UKM00001A to 01024A, 1104AUM01241A to 01752A, 1105UKM00617A to 01640A, 1107UKM00001A to 01024A and 1109UKM00001A to 00512A



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