|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 24, 2008
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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: TV Stands
Units: About 48,600
Distributor: Studio RTA, of Pico Rivera, Calif.
Manufacturers: King Pao Enterprise Co. Ltd. and Studio Link Corp. Ltd., of China
Hazard: The stability of the stands does not meet industry standards to prevent TV tip-over, posing a risk of injury or death to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall involves four different TV stand models. Model numbers are printed on the packaging and instruction's sheet.
- "E Series" Model 060331: The product consists of two glass shelves, a lower shelf made of metal, and black leg and frame components.
- "Fierro" Model 402875: This product was sold exclusively by Best Buy. The product consists of three glass shelves with black leg and frame components.
- "Madison DLP" Model 060176: The product consists of three glass shelves with dark wood grain finish frame components, black legs, and a black fiberboard back panel.
- "Madison 3000" Model 060090: The product consists of three glass shelves with dark wood grain finish frame components, black legs, and a metal mesh back panel.
Sold by: Best Buy (model 402875) and other retailers nationwide from May 2004 through August 2008 for about between $220 and $260.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the TV from the stand and contact Studio RTA to receive a free repair kit.
"Madison 3000" TV Stand
Model 060176 - "Madison DLP"
Model 402875 - "Fierro" TV Stand
Model 606331 - "E Series" TV Stand
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