Haier America Recalls 42-inch LED-TVs Due to Risk of Injury

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: October 02, 2012
Recall number: 13-002
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    Picture of recalled LED TV

  • Detail of recalled LED TV label and its location on the back of the TV

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    Detail of recalled LED TV label and its location on the back of the TV

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Haier® 42-inch LED TVs

Hazard:

The TV stand's neck support can break and cause the TV to tip over, posing a risk of injury to the consumer.

Consumer Contact:

For more information, contact Haier America toll-free at (877) 813-8516 between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. ET Saturday and between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET Sundays. Consumers can visit the firm's website at www.haieramerica.com and click on Product Recalls.

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Recall Details

Units

About 5,000

Description

This recall involves Haier 42-inch LED TVs with model number LE42B1380. "Haier" is printed on the front of the TV and the model number is printed on a label on the back of the unit.

Incidents/Injuries

Haier America and CPSC have received 184 reports of the TV stand's neck cracking or breaking. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using and detach the TV from the stand and keep both the TV and the base in a safe location. Consumers should contact Haier America to request a free replacement stand neck to be used with the original base. Consumers with a wall-mounted TV may continue to use it but should request a free replacement stand neck in case the TV is used with the stand in the future.

Sold at

Fry's Electronics and other retail stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com and other online retailers from September 2011 through March 2012 for about $450.

Importer

Haier America Trading L.L.C., of New York, N.Y.

Manufactured in

China

  • Picture of recalled LED TV

  • Detail of recalled LED TV label and its location on the back of the TV