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Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Polk Audio, Inc. Announce Recall of LSiW Powered Subwoofer
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Horn Sing Ind. Company Ltd. Announce Recall of Decorative Candleholders
CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION (CPSC) AND POLK AUDIO, INC. ANNOUNCE RECALL OF LSIW POWERED SUBWOOFER
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Polk Audio Inc., of Baltimore, Maryland announce the recall of LSiW Powered Subwoofer.
Hazard: Electrical components in the subwoofer can overheat and fail, resulting in electrical arcing and smoke.
Description: This recall includes Polk Audio model LSiW subwoofers with part numbers AM8080-A (Ebony enclosure) and AM8083-A (Cherry enclosure). Affected subwoofers have a serial number from AM808000100 to AM808000597 for the Ebony enclosure and AM808300100 to AM808300599 for the Cherry enclosure. The serial number can be found on the bottom, back edge of the subwoofer. The subwoofer measures 16 ĺ-inches high by 16 7/8-inches wide by 19 3/8-inches deep, and weighs about 81 pounds.
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled subwoofer, unplug it, and call Polk Audioís Customer Service department for instructions on obtaining a replacement subwoofer or a refund.
Consumer Contact: Contact Polk Audio, Inc. at (800) 377-7655 between 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time Monday through Friday
The CPSC release number is 05-533. The notice issued by the CPSC can be viewed at http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml05/05533.html
CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION (CPSC) AND HORN SING IND. COMPANY LTD. ANNOUNCE RECALL OF DECORATIVE CANDLEHOLDERS
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Horn Sing Ind. Company Ltd., of Taipei, Taiwan announce the recall of Decorative Candleholder
Hazard: The hook or handle of the candleholder can overheat and break, causing the lit candle to fall out and pose a fire hazard.
Description: This recall involves moon, dolphin and fish themed candleholders. The decorative candleholders are about 9-inches tall with a metal bucket that sits suspended from a hook. A votive candle sits inside the bucket.
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the candleholder immediately and return it to the nearest Deb Shops retail store for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: Contact Deb Shops Inc. at (800) 332-7467 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET or visit the firmís Web site at www.debshops.com/recall/candleholder
The CPSC release number is 05-098. The notice issued by the CPSC can be viewed at http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml05/05098.html
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