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"Recall Alerts"

11-29-2004

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 RMM Corporation Announce Recall of BLACK CAT® Electric Pressure Washers


(1) CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION (CPSC) AND RMM CORPORATION ANNOUNCE RECALL OF BLACK CAT® ELECTRIC PRESSURE WASHERS

Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and RMM Corporation, Eden Prairie, Minnesota announce recall of BLACK CAT® Electric Pressure Washer.

Manufacturer: Shanghai MeiHao Electric Co. Ltd., of Shanghai, China.

Hazard: The electric motor in the pressure washer can overheat and melt the housing, possibly igniting nearby flammable materials or exposing live electrical parts.

Description: The recalled pressure washers have a black plastic housing and a BLACK CAT® logo on both sides of the unit. “MCM International,” “Model TW1800” or “Model BC2200” appear on a silver label on the recalled units.

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled electric pressure washers immediately and contact RMM to arrange for a refund or free replacement.

Consumer Contact: Call RMM Corporation at (800) 304-1316 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Central Standard Time Monday through Friday.

The CPSC release number is 05-045. The notice issued by the CPSC can be viewed at http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml05/05045.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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