• Reviews around paint (1.76 of 5)

    GE Profile PEM31SFSS Countertop Microwave

    • This is to replace an older under cabinet GE microwave that had interior failing paint
    • Spent the extra $200 for the space save model and ignored bad reviews regarding paint peeling, etc
    • Their website claims the paint is non-toxic, and therefore "ingestion of small amounts of the peeling coating [i.e. paint] does not create a health risk
    • I (along with many other irate owners) have found that after about 2 years, the white interior paint on the ceiling of these GE microwaves starts peeling off....and falling into the family food
    • The first one lasted about two years--the interior paint flaked off and the interior rusted.
    • This paint then flakes off and into food or onto food covers!!!
    • Pretty disappointed, never figured that paint would be the issue on a microwave.
    • The first ones either stopped running or lost their control panel, the last one we kept way too long as we ignored paint flaked off throughout it, falling on food and likely unsafe
    • For details on the class action suit, which explains the problem, see Seeger Weiss, the law firm investigating the class action: "GE Microwave Units' Interior Paint Peeling Poses Health Concerns" at [...
    • Works as it ought to.
    • n’t clean well for some reason