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Company recalls convertible irons for wiring issues

Sunbeam Products, Inc. of Boca Raton, FL has announced the recall of about 5700 of its convertible clothes irons manufactured in China.

The company reports that the iron can overheat due to a wiring issue within the iron, causing a fire and posing a risk of burn injuries to consumers.  Sunbeam says that it has received 17 reports of irons overheating, and three reports of irons catching fire.  However, no injuries have been reported.

The recalled irons were sold in Bed, Bath & Beyond stores nationwide from June 2010 through November 2010 for about $60.

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