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I have a brand new electric oven. When I switched it on there was a very strong smell of burning and when I opened the door alot of what appeared to be fumes came out, is this normal when an oven is new?

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Yes - there is a chemical put on the elements to keep them from corroding and appearing new until first used.
The smoke will go away after the first bake.
It is non-toxic.

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