Milestone AV Technologies Recalls Television Wall Mounts Sold Exclusively At Best Buy; Unit Can Crack, TV Can Fall On Consumers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 27, 2009
Release #09-105

Milestone’s Recall Hotline: (877) 277-3707
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

 

Milestone AV Technologies Recalls Television Wall Mounts Sold Exclusively At Best Buy; Unit Can Crack, TV Can Fall On Consumers

 

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: LCD television wall mounts

Units: About 140,000

Manufacturer: Milestone AV Technologies, of Savage, Minn.

Hazard: The wall mount can crack when used with televisions 26 inches and larger or with televisions that include a DVD player. The television can then fall from the wall mount and pose a serious risk of injury to consumers standing nearby.

Incidents/Injuries: Milestone is aware of 28 incidents in which the mount has cracked and the television has fallen from its mount. No injuries have been reported.

Description: These wall mounts are used with flat screen LCD televisions. The recalled wall mounts are INIT models NT-TVM103 and NT-TVM104. The model numbers can be found on the UL sticker on the television interface.

Sold at: Best Buy stores nationwide from June 2007 through December 2008 for between $60 and $90.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the wall mounts and contact Milestone to receive a free repair kit.

Consumer Contact: Call Milestone toll-free at (877) 277-3707 between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or log on to the company’s recall Web site at www.milestone.com/initmount