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"Recall Alerts"

11-22-2004

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 General Binding Corp. Announce Recall of Pouch Laminators


(1) 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 companys 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

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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