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Scotch Thermal Laminators Recalled by 3M Due to Burn Hazard

Name of Product:
Scotch™ thermal laminators
Hazard:

The plastic enclosure can overheat, posing a burn hazard.

Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
April 03, 2018
Units:
About 395,000 (In addition, about 130 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact

3M at 800-772-4337 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.ScotchBrand.com and click on “TL901C-T Laminator Recall” for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Scotch thermal laminators that are white with teal accents. They are used to laminate documents such as artwork and photos. The laminators have “Scotch” printed on the front. They measure 14 inches by 3.8 inches by 2.75 inches. The model number TL901C is printed on a sticker on the bottom of the laminator. Only laminators with model number TL901C and teal accents are included in the recall. The two side ends, the bottom and the reverse switch on top of the laminators are teal.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled laminators and contact 3M for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

3M has received 10 reports of the laminators overheating and causing deformation of the bottom of the plastic enclosures. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At

J.A. Riollano and Sam’s Club stores in Puerto Rico and online at Amazon.com from July 2015 through March 2018 for about $20.

Manufactured In:
China
Importer(s):

3M Company, of St. Paul, Minn. 

Distributor(s):

3M Company, of St. Paul, Minn. 

Recall number:
18-135
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This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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