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Canon Recalls for Repair EOS Rebel T4i Digital Cameras Due to Risk of Allergic Reaction

Note: Change in serial number description.

  • Canon camera
Name of Product:
EOS Rebel T4i Digital SLR Cameras
Hazard:

A chemical used in the camera's rubber grips can result in a reaction that changes the grips from black to white and poses a risk of skin irritation to the consumer.

Remedy:
Replace
Recall Date:
August 14, 2012
Units:
About 68,200
Consumer Contact

For additional information, contact the firm toll-free at (855) 902-3277 between 8 a.m. to midnight ET Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Saturday, or visit the firm's website atwww.usa.canon.com

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves certain EOS Rebel T4i digital SLR cameras with a 12-digit serial number that contain a sixth digit that is a "1." Serial numbers are printed on the bottom of the camera. The Canon logo and the model name are printed on the front of the camera.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cameras and contact Canon U.S.A. to have replacement rubber grips installed free of charge.

Incidents/Injuries:

Canon U.S.A., Inc. has received one report of a consumer who developed a minor rash after contact with a surface where the camera had been.

Sold At

B&H Photo, Best Buy and camera and mass merchandise stores nationwide and Amazon.com and other online retailers between June 2012 and July 2012 for between $850 and $1,200.

Manufactured In:
Japan
Recall number:
12-246
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