Recall date: October 2, 2012
Recall number: 13-002

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Haier® 42-inch LED TVs
Hazard:
The TV stand's neck support can break and cause the TV to tip over, posing a risk of injury to the consumer.
Remedy:
Replace
Consumer Contact:

For more information, contact Haier America toll-free at (877) 813-8516 between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. ET Saturday and between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET Sundays. Consumers can visit the firm's website at www.haieramerica.com and click on Product Recalls.

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

Units:
About 5,000
Description:

The support neck on the TV stand can break. If this happens the TV can fall. More than 180 cracks, breaks reported.

Description:

This recall involves Haier 42-inch LED TVs with model number LE42B1380. "Haier" is printed on the front of the TV and the model number is printed on a label on the back of the unit.

Incidents/Injuries:

Haier America and CPSC have received 184 reports of the TV stand's neck cracking or breaking. No injuries have been reported.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using and detach the TV from the stand and keep both the TV and the base in a safe location. Consumers should contact Haier America to request a free replacement stand neck to be used with the original base. Consumers with a wall-mounted TV may continue to use it but should request a free replacement stand neck in case the TV is used with the stand in the future.

Sold At:

Fry's Electronics and other retail stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com and other online retailers from September 2011 through March 2012 for about $450.

Manufactured In:
China