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Vernier Go! Temp Temperature Sensors

Code SIAR: 20225
Catégorie: Plomberie / Chauffage / Ventilation / Climatisation
Pays Notifiant: États-Unis d’Amérique
URL de la Source: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2005/CPSC-Vernier-Software--Technology-Announce-Recall-of-Go-Temp-Temperature-Sensors
Date de Publication: 09 févr., 2005
Pays d'Origine du Produit: États-Unis d’Amérique
Fabricant: Vernier Software & Technology
Description du Défaut: Vernier Software & Technology Recall of Go! Temp Temperature Sensors Recall Alert U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 February 9, 2005 Alert #05-537 CPSC, Vernier Software & Technology Announce Recall of Go!? Temp Temperature Sensors The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. 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: Vernier's Go!? Temp Temperature Sensors Units: About 4,300 Distributor: Vernier Software & Technology, of Beaverton, Ore. Hazard: When connected to a computer, a static discharge to the sensor can cause the sensor to draw too much current from the computer, causing the sensor to get hot. The sensor can get hot enough to cause a burn to the skin or damage objects in contact with it. Incidents/Injuries: Vernier reported one incident in which a teacher suffered burns to her palm. Description: Vernier's Go!™ Temp is a temperature sensor that connects directly to a computer USB port and collects data (temperature) from the probe. The sensors are used in science classrooms. They have serial numbers 0104XXXXXXXX through 2004XXXXXXXX. The serial number is found by connecting the sensor to the computer after installing Logger Lite software, which is included with the sensor. To determine the serial number, connect the sensor, start Logger Lite, pull down the Experiment menu, choose Set Up Sensors, and choose Go!Temp. The serial number will appear in the dialog box displayed on the computer screen. Sold by: Vernier Software & Technology and its resellers through their catalogs and Web sites from February 6, 2004 through December 3, 2004 for about $39. Manufactured In: United States Remedy: Consumers should stop using the Vernier Go!™ Temp included in this recall immediately and contact Vernier Software & Technology for a free replacement. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Vernier Software & Technology at (888) 837-6437 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. PT Monday through Friday and on the firm's Web site at www.vernier.com/recall.