Hazard:
"The wires inside the sewing machine can short circuit, posing a risk of fire."
Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
June 1, 2011
Units:
About 600

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves the Elna eXcellence 740 sewing machine. The machine is white and navy with a digital touch panel. “Elna” and “eXcellence 740” are printed on the front of the machine.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using the machine and return it to the store where it was purchased for a free repair.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm knows of one report of a sewing machine catching fire. No injuries or property damage have been reported.

Sold At:

Sewing machine stores nationwide from September 2010 through April 2011 for about $3,000.

Importer(s):
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Janome America Inc. of Mahwah, N.J.

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Manufactured In:
Japan and Taiwan
Recall number:
11-237