Panasonic Corporation is a Japanese company that was founded in 1882. They are one of the largest manufacturers of consumer electronics products in the world. Panasonic’s range includes televisions, DVD players, radios, refrigerators, air conditioners and many other household appliances. Their main business area covers all areas including television sets (TVS), home theater equipment (HTH) and audio/video recorders (AVR).
In 2007, Panasonic announced that they were recalling certain models of their popular DANBY microwave ovens due to possible fire hazards. The company stated that the recalled model had a “safety defect” which could cause the oven to overheat and possibly explode if it overheated while cooking food. According to Panasonic, there have been no reports of any injuries resulting from these explosions or fires. However, the company did warn consumers not to use them until they received a new batch of units.
The recall affected several models of the DANBY 902XX series and DANBY 903XX series microwave ovens manufactured between August 1st, 2003 and January 31st, 2004. These microwaves were sold at several various stores across the United States between August 1st, 2003 and December 31st, 2005. Consumers who have one of the affected DANBY microwave ovens were urged to contact Panasonic for a free repair. Since this is a safety hazard, however, individuals who own an affected unit should unplug it immediately and discontinue its use until they receive the replacement unit from Panasonic.
Panasonic is notifying all of the customers who purchased these microwaves and is arranging to have the ovens repaired or replaced. If your DANBY microwave oven falls under this recall, please contact the company at (800) 995-7096.
This is a user-friendly microwave that offers features such as sensor cooking and “add 30 seconds” button. It also features a durable interior with stainless steel reflection for easy cleaning and maintenance.
The Panasonic NN-SD257S has a capacity of 0.7 cubic feet and it is ideal for cooking and reheating small amounts of food. It also features easy to read buttons, a large display screen, a clock and an easily accessible open door button. There is a sensor option that can automatically adjust the cooking time depending on the amount and density of the food that is placed inside it.
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