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Over-the-Range Microwaves Recalled By Samsung

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Samsung Electronics, in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), announced a voluntary recall of more than 43,000 Samsung Over-the-Range Microwaves due to a faulty component.

If an installation bolt comes in contact with an electrical component inside the unit and the microwave is plugged into an ungrounded outlet, it could create a shock hazard.

The recall involves Samsung 1000 watt over-the-range microwave ovens. The model and serial numbers can be found at the CPSC Web site.

Consumers should contact Samsung immediately to schedule a free repair. In the meantime, the recalled microwave ovens should be unplugged to avoid hazard.

Consumer Information: Contact Samsung toll-free at (888) 402-6974 or visit www.samsung.com/otrrecall.

In October, Samsung recalled 210,000 refrigerators sold in the domestic market due to safety concerns.