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Is it safe to use a microwave that has a rusted hole in it?

By March 24, 2012 - 8:21pm
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I have a microwave that now has a huge rusted hole in the center
of the bottom in the inside. Is it still safe to use or can we get sick
using it? My husband seems to think its safe but after my father inlaw
left it running with nothing in it. It had broke the glass and had caught fire
and the hole in the bottom inside is also bigger than before
I dont think its safe to use anymore but since we dnt have the money to get
a new one my husband still uses it. So any info. Will be
greatly appreciated.

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Thank Alynn. Thank you for contributing Your story to share with us!

April 3, 2015 - 9:36pm
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Hi Alynnah,

Thank you for your question and welcome to Empowher. Here is a recent post about this very subject that you can read more about here from our site https://www.empowher.com/community/ask/any-food-or-health-related-hazards-rust-inside-microwave.


I hope this information helps. Good luck.


March 25, 2012 - 8:25am
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