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Brookstone Foldable Massaging Bed Rests with Heat

Código SIAR: 19851
Categoría: Belleza, cuidado personal e higiene
País Notificante: Estados Unidos de América
URL de la Fuente: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2006/Brookstone-Foldable-Massaging-Bed-Rest-Recalled-for-Fire-Burn-Hazards
Fecha de Publicación: 04 abr, 2006
País de Origen del Producto: China
Fabricante: Brookstone
Descripción del Defecto: Brookstone Foldable Massaging Bed Rest Recalled for Fire, Burn Hazards
NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 4, 2006
Release #06-131
Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 318-7455
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Brookstone Foldable Massaging Bed Rest Recalled for Fire, Burn Hazards
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: Foldable Massaging Bed Rest with Heat
Units: About 35,500
Manufacturer: Brookstone Company Inc., of Merrimack, N.H.
Hazard: Electrical circuits within the bed rest can overheat causing the back side of the product to overheat, posing a fire and burn hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: Brookstone has received two reports of overheating, melting and charring, resulting in minor property damage. No injuries have been reported.
Description: The recalled bed rest is designed to support a person sitting in bed. It is beige and consists of a back, two foldable armrests with a cup holder and massage controls, and a headrest with a reading light attached. "Imported by Brookstone Company" is printed on a tag attached to the bed rest. The massaging bed rest also provides heat at a single setting. A curly beige cord is attached to the back lower left corner of the bed rest. On some of the bed rests, "SKU NO: 431254" is printed on a round metal plate where the curly beige cord plugs into the bed rest. "Brookstone" is printed on the beige plug-in transformer that attaches to the beige cord.
Sold at: Brookstone retail and outlet stores nationwide, Brookstone Web site, Brookstone catalogs, Amazon.com, and borderfree.com from April 2004 through January 2006 for about $125.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled bed rest immediately and contact Brookstone for a free replacement bed rest. The firm is contacting customers directly when possible.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Brookstone toll-free at (888) 318-7455 between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. CT, seven days a week, or visit the firm's Web site at www.brookstone.com
Consumers can also e-mail the firm at bedrest-recall@brookstone.com