The loudspeaker’s mounting components can break causing the speakers to dislodge and fall from its installed location, posing an injury hazard.
This recall involves FreeSpace DS40F in-ceiling/flush-mount loudspeakers manufactured before August 13, 2018, and all FreeSpace and EdgeMax in-ceiling/flush-mount loudspeakers installed in commercial cooking environments. The loudspeakers were sold in black and white colors with “Bose” engraved on the front of them. Model numbers and the date of manufacturing can be found on the label on the back of the loudspeaker. These professional loudspeakers were sold by Bose through authorized Bose resellers to commercial purchasers, not at retail to consumers, although affected loudspeakers may have been installed in commercial spaces open to the public. These names and model numbers are included in the recall.
RECALLED MODEL NUMBERS/
BOSE EdgeMax EM90/EM180 (In-ceiling/Flush-mount)
BOSE FreeSpace DS 16F
BOSE FreeSpace DS 16S/SE
BOSE FreeSpace DS 40F
BOSE FreeSpace DS 40SE
BOSE FreeSpace DS 100F
BOSE FreeSpace DS 100SE
BOSE FreeSpace 3 Flush-Mount Satellites
BOSE FreeSpace 3 Series II Acoustimass (bass)
Stop using the recalled loudspeakers immediately and contact Bose for instructions on receiving a free replacement or free safety cables. Bose is contacting all known purchasers directly.
The firm has received nine reports in the U.S. of speakers dislodging or falling from their installed locations, including one report of minor injuries.
Bose Corporation, of Framingham, Mass.
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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risk of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product-related 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 injuries associated with consumer products over the past 50 years.
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