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Eurolec oven fire - gases released made us sick

What does the baked enamel coating on Eurolec ovens become when there is an oven fire?
The enamel just diappeared leaving the bare metal.
The kitchen filled with a stinking white gas we couldn't bear breathing and we have been sick ever since.
1. nausia
2. headaches
3. dizziness
4. sleepiness/drowsiness
5. blured vision
6. reduced efficiency in work performance
7. irritability
8. feeling too ill to sit - needing to lie down as much as possible

Before this incident last thursday, I was a patient, happy, dynamic teacher.
The changes have alarmed me and I don't know what I am dealing with nor how to get the toxic substances out of my body. In Australia I am finding no one who can even test my blood!!! Australia does not seem to cater for toxicity.

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Good morning Folk!!
A toxicity doctor rang me to say that I have been exposed to vitreous enamel and galvanised metal.
The composition has zinc, chromium, silica so when the gas came off the oven interior, I had "gas fever, short term toxic, that would be eliminated from my body with no expected problems. Apparently welders have this all the time. It causes irritability, nausia and sleepiness. Australia has very poor metal detection in blood testing. It usually has to be sent to America.
I don't trust Eurolec, nor the company who made their baked enamel ovens - Technogas Italy, who now produce for Euro appliances.
I'm getting a new stove - ILEVE - which is a better quality gas stove all round.
Bye for now
Sandra Petersen

Posted on Sep 18, 2008

  • sbatrouney May 16, 2011

    Hi everyone
    WE purchased an electric euro oven about 4 years ago and have not been able to use it because of the terrible stinking odor when ever we try to use it
    We have been using out gas stove in our garage
    we are wondering if the company will take it back.
    we are disgusted with it.
    Its a disgrace



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