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Memcorp Battery Packs sold with Disney-Brand DVD Players

Código SIAR: 19840
Categoría: Electrónicos/equipo audiovisual y de computadoras
País Notificante: Estados Unidos de América
URL de la Fuente: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2006/CPSC-Memcorp-Inc-Recall-Disney-Brand-Personal-DVD-Players-Due-to-Burn-Hazard
Fecha de Publicación: 13 abr, 2006
País de Origen del Producto: China
Fabricante: Memcorp; Disney; McNair Technology; Unitech Battery
Descripción del Defecto: Memcorp Inc. Recall of Disney-Brand Personal DVD Players Due to Burn Hazard NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 13, 2006 Release #06-139 Firm's Recall Hotline: 800-326-0315 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 CPSC, Memcorp Inc. Recall Disney®-Brand Personal DVD Players Due to Burn Hazard 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: Battery Packs Sold with Disney®-Brand DVD Players Units: About 102,000 Battery Manufacturer: McNair Technology Co. Ltd., of China, and Unitech Battery Ltd., of China Distributor: Memcorp Inc., of Weston, Fla. Hazard: The battery packs sold with these DVD players can overheat and possibly burst when recharging, posing a risk of burns. Incidents/Injuries: Memcorp has received 17 reports of batteries overheating, including three reports of minor skin irritations and three reports of minor property damage. Description and Models: The recalled product is the battery packs sold with Disney®-brand personal DVD players. The DVD players are about 6.5-inches by 5.5-inches with a 3-inch screen display. They were sold in five styles with a corresponding model number. The model number is written on the back of the unit, under the viewing stand and below the Disney® brand name. DVD Style Model Number Princess DP3500-PRN Fairy Flowers DP3500-FLR Mickey Classic DP3500-MC Mickey Mouse DP3500-MKY Power Rangers DP3500-POW Manufactured in: China Sold at: Discount and electronics stores nationwide, and at Disney theme parks and through the Disney catalog from April 2005 through March 2006 for between $70 and $130. Remedy: Consumers should stop using the battery pack supplied with these DVD players immediately and contact Memcorp for a replacement rechargeable battery pack. Consumer Contact: For more information, call Memcorp's customer service department at (800) 326-0315 between 8:30 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday or visit Memcorp's Website at www.disneyelectronics.com