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Recalls

February 15, 1974
Hazard:

These dryers have potentially defective timers capable of causing fatal electric shock.

Remedy:

The firm has advised consumers who may have purchased any of the dryers in question to contact the dealer from whom it was purchased for inspection and, if necessary, replacement of the control at no cost to the customer.

Units:

Approximately 3,000

Consumer Contact:
Phone: (800) 638-2772
February 06, 1974
Hazard:

The lamp contains defects which could result in a fatal electric shock.

Remedy:

The company is cooperating fully with the Commission and has voluntarily agreed to refund the full purchase price on all returns, including cost of postage.

Units:

Some 35,000 lamps have been sold since February, 1973.

Consumer Contact:
Phone: (800) 638-2772
February 01, 1974
Hazard:

The Commission said they contain a possible defect which could result in a fatal electric shock.

Remedy:

Persons owning one of the chargers should contact the Dimatic Company to arrange for repair or replacement at no cost to consumers.

Units:

All but 58 of the potentially hazardous chargers have been returned.

Consumer Contact:
Phone: (800) 638-2772
December 09, 1973
Hazard:

The refills may be defective resulting in the possibility of butane leakage and fire.

Remedy:

Immediately discontinue use of some potentially hazardous Rogers Butane Fuel Refills and to return them to the place of purchase for a replacement.
 

November 21, 1973
Hazard:

The lighters have a potential for a flame of over one foot and do not extinguish automatically if dropped.

Remedy:

The company -- U.S. distributor of the lighters -- said it is asking all retailers and wholesalers to stop sales of the lighters. It said it will contact them with instructions for return.

The company said arrangements are being made to reimburse consumers and retailers for all returned lighters. And it asked consumers to return the "Rogers Disposable adjustable butane lighters" to retail outlets from which they were purchased.

Units:

Over 3 million

Consumer Contact:
Phone: (800) 638-2772
November 11, 1973
Hazard:

Possible fire hazard

Remedy:

Consumers should contact the retailer from whom they purchased the fireplace for free repair.

Units:

1,600

Consumer Contact:
Phone: (800) 638-2772
September 14, 1973
Hazard:

Possible fire hazard

Remedy:

The Commission said that consumers should immediately unplug the sets and discontinue use until they are checked.

Units:

12,000

Consumer Contact:
Phone: (800) 638-2772
August 21, 1973
Hazard:

The product "contains no safety device" to prevent electrical shock and possible electrocution.

Remedy:

Consumers to immediately unplug and then disconnect the "Little Wonder TV Antenna."

Consumer Contact:
Phone: (800) 638-2772
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