Weather Radios Recalled by Oregon Scientific
Date: Friday, December 21 @ 17:08:48 UTC
Topic: Electronics

Weather Radios Recalled by Oregon Scientific Due to Failure to Receive National Weather Service Alerts WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Oregon Scientific Weather Radios

Picture of Recalled WR103NX Oregon Scientific Weather Radio

Picture of Recalled WR108 Oregon Scientific Weather Radio

Picture of Recalled WRB308 Oregon Scientific Weather Radio

Picture of Recalled WRB308J Oregon Scientific Weather Radios
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
August 29, 2007
Release #07-292
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 203-4921
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Units: About 66,000

Manufacturer: Oregon Scientific Inc., of Tualatin, Ore.

Hazard: The radios could fail to receive National Weather Service alert signals in certain areas of the country. In the event of severe weather, this failure could put a consumer’s life and property at risk.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves the following Weather Radios and Weather Stations:

All Hazards Portable Weather Alert RadioWR103NX
Portable Public Alert RadioWR108
Public Alert Weather StationWRB308
John Deere Public Alert Weather StationWRB308J

No other models are included in this recall.

Sold at: Retail stores nationwide, including some electronics and sporting goods stores, online retailers and in catalogs from December 2005 through June 2007 for between $30 and $150.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should not rely on the recalled weather radios to receive emergency information. Consumers should contact Oregon Scientific for instructions on returning the radio to receive a free replacement.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Oregon Scientific at (800) 203-4921 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s Web site at

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