|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 30, 2007
Firm’s Recall Hotline: (877) 654-6364
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
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Digital Color Printers Recalled by Oki Data Americas Due to Risk of Electrical Shock
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: C9600 Series Digital Color Printers
Units: About 400
Importer: Oki Data Americas, of Mount Laurel, N.J.
Manufacturer: Oki Data Corporation, of Japan.
Hazard: The recalled digital color printers have an internal electrical problem that could result in electrical shock to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The digital color printers are beige colored and measure 27 inches wide, 25 inches deep and 20 inches high. “Oki Printing Solutions” and model “C9600” are printed on the front of the unit. The following serial numbers are included in the recall. The serial number is located on the back left side of the printer.
|AA56002655A0 through AA56002804A0
|AA58001468A0 through AA58001617A0
|AA58002702A0 through AA58002801A0
Sold at: Authorized OKI Printing Solutions Dealers and Solution Providers nationwide from August 2005 through September 2007 for about $3,500.
Manufactured in: Japan
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled printer. Do not touch the printer or attempt to turn it off. Unplug the printer immediately by pulling the plug from the wall socket. Unplug the printer before locating the serial number on the back of the unit. Contact the firm for a free inspection and repair.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Oki Data Americas toll-free at (877) 654-6364 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.okidata.com
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