The popcorn makers were made in Taiwan and have the item number 474-105. They consist of a clear tub and a yellow vented lid, the CPSC said. According to the CPSC, when cooked too long, the popcorn in the poppers can overheat and ignite, which could cause a fire or burns. Avon has received 20 reports of the popcorn makers overheating, including two involving fires that resulted in damage to microwave ovens.
No injuries have been reported at press time.