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Ibanez Soundgear, Roadgear, Gary Willis series Basses

Código SIAR: 19816
Categoría: Hobby /Equipo recreacional y de deportes
País Notificante: Estados Unidos de América
URL de la Fuente: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2006/Hoshino-USA-Inc-Recall-to-Repair-Electric-Bass
Fecha de Publicación: 10 may, 2006
País de Origen del Producto: Corea
Fabricante: Hoshino; Ibanez; Chesbro Music
Descripción del Defecto: Hoshino USA Inc. Recall to Repair Electric Bass
NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 10, 2006
Release #06-161 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 669-8262
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Hoshino USA Inc. Recall to Repair Electric Bass
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: Ibanez Basses
Units: About 700
Distributors: Hoshino USA Inc., of Bensalem, Pa. and Chesbro Music Company, of Idaho Falls, Idaho.
Hazard: If the battery is improperly installed, the bass can overheat causing internal damage and a fire hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received three reports of the bass not working due to improper battery installation. There have been no reports of injuries or property damage.
Description and Models: This recall involves 2005 and 2006 Ibanez Soundgear, Roadgear and Gary Willis series basses. Model numbers are located on the back of the headstock. Models included in this recall are:
GWB105NTF SR1000EBGNTF SR1000EFMNTF SR1000EPBNTF SR1000EWNNTF SR1000EZWNTF SR1005EBGNTF SR1005EFMNTF SR1005EPBNTF SR1005EWNNTF SR1005EZWNTF RD900AHNHS RD900FMNT
Sold at: Authorized Ibanez dealers nationwide from March 2005 through March 2006 for between $700 and $1,400.
Manufactured In: Korea
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the basses immediately and contact their local Ibanez dealer for a free inspection and repair. Dealers will remedy the hazard by having affected basses updated with a new battery snap connector.
Consumer Contact: For more information contact Hoshino USA at (800) 669-8262 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:15 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's Web site at www.ibanez.com