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"Recall Alerts"

10-11-2004

Published by:
Peter A. Lynch, Esq.
of Cozen O'Connor
palynch@cozen.com
http://www.cozen.com

 

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:      This weekly newsletter covers:

  1. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and New York Zion Trading Corp. Announce Recall of Electric Fans


(1) CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION (CPSC) AND NEW YORK ZION TRADING CORP. ANNOUNCE RECALL OF ELECTRIC FANS

Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and New York Zion Trading Corp. of Flushing, New York announce recall of portable oscillating electric fans.

Hazard: The wiring is undersized and the power plug is not polarized, creating fire and shock hazards.

Description: The recall involves 16-inch diameter 3-speed oscillating fans which mount on adjustable stands. “NYZT” appears in the center of the front fan guard. The model numbers, FS-1601A and FS-1607C, are found on a silver label on the back of the controls. The fans come in two color combinations: either blue and white, or all gray.

Remedy: Consumers should stop using these fans immediately and return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: Call New York Zion Trading Corp. collect at (718) 909-7899, between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time Monday through Friday.

The CPSC release number is 05-002. The notice issued by the CPSC can be viewed at http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml05/05002.html

DISCLAIMER: This column is not intended to create an attorney-client relationship. The information contained in this update is general in nature. Individual situations of readers may not fit the general educational information described in the column. Readers are strongly encouraged to consult with an attorney to evaluate individual situations and provide legal advice. Any reliance on the information contained herein is taken at the reader's own risk and should not be considered legal advice.

Mr. Lynch can be reached at Cozen and O'Connor, 501 West Broadway, Suite 1610, San Diego, California 92101, 800-782-3366 (voice), 619-234-7831 (fax), palynch@cozen.com (e-mail), http://www.cozen.com. Follow us on Twitter at @firesandrain.

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