October 8, 2008
Coby Electronics Recalls Rechargeable Batteries Sold with Portable DVD/CD/MP3 Players Due to Fire Hazard
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Coby Electronics Corp., of Lake Success, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 13,000 Rechargeable Batteries sold with portable DVD/CD/MP3 players. The rechargeable batteries can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
Consumers should immediately stop using the “TF-DVD 1020” players with the recalled batteries and contact the firm to arrange for a free replacement battery. After removing the recalled batteries from the unit, consumers can continue to use it with the AC or DC power adapter.