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Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and General Binding Corp. Announce Recall of Pouch Laminators
CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION (CPSC) AND GENERAL BINDING CORP. ANNOUNCE RECALL OF POUCH LAMINATORS
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and General Binding Corp., (“GBC”) of Northbrook, Illinois, announce recall of HeatSeal™ Pouch Laminators.
Hazard: Improper wiring at the heating coil could cause the pouch laminators to overheat and become a fire hazard.
Description: The recall includes the H300 and H200 model HeatSeal™: Pouch Laminators. They are used to laminate documents and photos. The recalled H300 Pouch Laminators have serial numbers starting with “PI,” “PJ,” “PK,“ “PL,” “QA,” “QB,” “QC” or “QD.” The recalled H200 Pouch Laminators have serial numbers starting with “PI” or “PJ”. The H300 and H200 model numbers are found on the top of the Pouch Laminators, and on the rating plate on the bottom of the Pouch Laminators. The serial numbers are found on the rating plate on the bottom of the Pouch Laminators.
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the Pouch Laminators included in this recall immediately, and contact GBC for a free replacement or refund.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact GBC at (800) 541-0094 between 8:00 a.m. through 5:30 p.m. Central Standard Time Monday through Friday or visit the company’s Web site at www.gbcoffice.com
The CPSC release number is 05-040. The notice issued by the CPSC can be viewed at http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml05/05040.html
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