Mfr-Bulletins: 32-Inch Sharp LCD-TVs Recalled Due to Risk of Injury
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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Sharp 32-inch LCD-TVs
Units: About 9,000
Manufacturer: Sharp Electronics Corporation, of Mahwah, N.J.
Hazard: The TV stand's neck support can break and cause the TV to tip-over, posing a risk of injury to the consumer.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall involves Sharp 32-inch LCD-TVs with model number LC-32SB28UT. The model number, serial number and manufacture dates of March 2010 through April 2010, are printed on a label on the back of the unit. Serial numbers included in the recall are:
Serial Number Range
0028 32837 through 0028 35190
0048 57501 through 0048 59020
0048 61401 through 0048 64020
0048 72001 through 0048 78800
No other model or serial number is included in this recall.
Sold by: Major retail stores nationwide from March 2010 through August 2010 for about $550.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately contact Sharp to arrange for a free replacement stand neck support.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Sharp at (800) 291-4289 anytime, or visit the firm's website at www.sharpusa.com
Mfr-Bulletins: Sharp recalls 373,000 televisions over fire concerns...
WASHINGTON (AP) - Sharp Electronics Corp. is recalling about
televisions after receiving reports that they pose a fire hazard.
The Mahwah, N.J., company is not aware of any injuries resulting from 23
reported television fires, but it has received reports of property damage,
including one case that caused more than $20,000 in damage, the Consumer
Product Safety Commission said Thursday.
The power buttons on the televisions can be pried off and the sets can
ignite if something such as a crayon, straw or metal object is put in the
The recall affects the following Sharp 27-inch conventional tube television
models: 27RS50, 27RS100 and CSR5027. The televisions were made in Mexico.
Electronics retailers, department stores and mass merchandisers sold the
televisions nationwide from March 2001 through February 2005 for about $250.
Consumers are advised to unplug the televisions. Free repairs are available
by contacting the company through its Web site
www.sharpusa.com/tv or by