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Canon Desktop Copiers

Código SIAR: 19701
Categoría: Papelería y equipos de oficina
País Notificante: Estados Unidos de América
URL de la Fuente: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2006/Fire-Hazard-Prompts-Canon-USA-to-Recall-Previous-Model-Desktop-Copiers-for-Repair
Fecha de Publicación: 18 sep, 2006
País de Origen del Producto: Japón, Tailandia
Fabricante: Canon
Descripción del Defecto: Fire Hazard Prompts Canon U.S.A. to Recall Previous Model Desktop Copiers for Repair
NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 18, 2006
Release #06-259 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 828-4040
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Fire Hazard Prompts Canon U.S.A. to Recall Previous Model Desktop Copiers for Repair
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: Canon Desktop Copiers
Units: About 800,000
Manufacturer: Canon Inc., of Japan
Importer: Canon U.S.A. Inc., of Lake Success, N.Y.
Hazard: An improperly fitting electrical connection inside the copiers can cause overheating, smoking and fire.
Incidents/Injuries: Canon U.S.A. has received six reports of NP1020 model copiers starting to smoke or catching on fire due to the problem with the electrical connection. No injuries were reported.
Description and Models: The repair recall includes only the following model Canon copiers: PC6, PC6RE, PC65, PC7, PC7RE, PC8, PC11, PC11RE, PC12, NP1010 and NP1020. The model number is on the front panel of the unit. The recalled copiers were manufactured between 1987 and 1998.
Sold by: Dealers, national retailers and office supply stores nationwide from January 1987 through December 1999 for between $1,500 and $2,300.
Manufactured in: Japan and Thailand
Remedy: Users should stop using the recalled copiers immediately and contact Canon U.S.A. to receive a free repair.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Canon U.S.A. at (800) 828-4040 anytime, or visit the firm's Web site at www.usa.canon.com