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Lower heating element on a Toaster Oven Broiler split open and started small fire inside the oven. When consumer's 40 year old husband pressed the power button to turn it off, he received an electric shot. The fire stopped after unplugged the power cord from the wall.

Product Details
  • Product Description: Cuisinart TOB-40 Custom Classic Toaster Oven Broiler
  • Manufacturer/Importer/Private Labeler Name: CONAIR CORPORATION
  • Brand Name: Cuisinart TOB-40 Custom Classic Toaster Oven Broiler
  • Model Name or Number: TOB-40
  • Serial Number: 11105
  • UPC Code:
  • Date Manufactured:
  • Retailer: Beth Bath and Beyond
  • Retailer State: New York
  • Purchase Date: 2/29/2012
  • Product Category: Kitchen
  • Product Type: Appliances
  • Product Code: Electric Counter-top Ovens, Broilers or Toaster Ovens (216)
Associated Recall
Incident Details
  • Incident Description: Lower heating element on a Cuisinart TOB-40 Custom Classic Toaster Oven Broiler split open and started small fire inside the oven. When my husband pressed the power button to turn it off, he received and electric sho[ck]. The fire stopped after we unplugged the power cord from the wall.
  • Incident Date: 1/25/2014
  • Incident Location: Home/Apartment/Condominium
Victims Involved
  • Injury Information: Injury - No First Aid or Medical Attention Received
  • My Relationship to the Victim: My Spouse
  • Gender: Male
  • Victim's Age When Incident Occurred: 40 years
Comments from the Manufacturer/Private Labeler
Additional Details
  • Submitter has product?: Yes
  • Product was damaged before incident?: No
  • Product was modified before incident?: No
  • If yes to any, explanation:
  • Have you contacted the manufacturer?: No
  • If Not, Do you plan to?:No
  • Report Number: 20140125-54317-2147447821
  • Report Date: 1/25/2014
  • Sent to Manufacturer/Importer/Private Labeler: 2/3/2014
  • Report First Publication Date: 2/19/2014
  • Category of Submitter: Consumer