32-Inch Sharp LCD-TVs Recalled Due to Risk of Injury

Aug 31, 2010, 12:00 ET from U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

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Name of product: Sharp 32-inch LCD-TVs

Units: About 9,000

Manufacturer: Sharp Electronics Corporation, of Mahwah, N.J.

Hazard: The TV stand's neck support can break and cause the TV to tip-over, posing a risk of injury to the consumer.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves Sharp 32-inch LCD-TVs with model number LC-32SB28UT. The model number, serial number and manufacture dates of March 2010 through April 2010, are printed on a label on the back of the unit. Serial numbers included in the recall are:

Serial Number Range

0028 32837 through 0028 35190

0048 57501 through 0048 59020

0048 61401 through 0048 64020

0048 72001 through 0048 78800



No other model or serial number is included in this recall.

Sold by: Major retail stores nationwide from March 2010 through August 2010 for about $550.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy:  Consumers should immediately contact Sharp to arrange for a free replacement stand neck support.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Sharp at (800) 291-4289 anytime, or visit the firm's website at www.sharpusa.com.

Photos are available at: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/10329.html

CPSC is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about it by visiting https://www.cpsc.gov/cgibin/incident.aspx.

Firm's Recall Hotline:

(800) 291-4289

CPSC Recall Hotline:

(800) 638-2772

CPSC Media Contact:

(301) 504-7908



SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission



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