April 21, 2005
- Sharp Electronics Corp. Recall of Conventional Tube Televisions
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Sharp Electronics Corp., of Mahwah, N.J. is voluntarily recalling about 373,000 27-Inch Sharp Conventional Tube (CRT) televisions. The power button can break allowing objects to be inserted through the opening. Foreign materials such as crayons, metal objects or straws can ignite posing a fire hazard.
March 9, 2005
- JVC Recall to Repair Rear-Projection Televisions
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), JVC Americas Corp., of Wayne, N.J., is voluntarily recalling about 26,500 rear-projection televisions. An internal electrical connection can cause electrical arcing, charring or smoking inside the television, which pose a fire risk to consumers.
July 30, 2004
- Matsushita Electric Corporation of America Recall of Combination TV/VCRs
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Matsushita Electric Corporation of America, of Secaucus, New Jersey is voluntarily recalling about 500,000 combination TV/VCRs. The cabinets can break when lifted by the ventilation holes in the top rear of the cabinet, permitting the TV/VCR to fall and injure hands and feet.
July 3, 2003
- Toshiba America Consumer Products Recall of Rear Projection Televisions
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Toshiba America Consumer Products, Inc., of Wayne, N.J. is voluntarily recalling 3,400 Rear Projection Televisions. If the capacitors short circuit due to a very high electrical surge, such as from a lightening strike, the metal parts on the television could present a shock or electrocution hazard. In addition, the metal jacks on the back of the television or another metal box attached to the television could present a shock or electrocution hazard as a result of the capacitors' failure.
January 30, 2003
- Large-Screen, Analog Projection Televisions Recalled by Zenith
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Zenith Electronics Corp., of Lincolnshire, Ill., is voluntarily recalling to repair about 80,000 large-screen, analog projection televisions manufactured between 1995 and 1998. This recall is an expansion of a 1998 recall program involving 111,000 projection television sets. A tear in a gasket can cause coolant fluid to leak from the picture tube assembly. This can cause smoking, charring, and electrical arcing inside of the television, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
September 28, 1998
- TV Guards Recall/Repair by TV Guard
In cooperation with the U.S. ConsumerProduct Safety Commission (CPSC), TV Guard Inc., ofManalapan, N.J., is recalling to repair about 70,000 TVGuards, a plastic shield that attaches to a television tocover control buttons. Children can tip the television overonto themselves by pulling on the TV Guard, and sustainbodily injury.
November 9, 1995
- TV Sets Recall/Repair by Grandetel Technologies
In cooperation with the U.S. ConsumerProduct Safety Commission (CPSC), GrandeTel Technologies,Inc. of Richmond, B.C. Canada, (formerly known as MTCElectronic Technologies Co., Ltd.) is announcing a programto repair 45,000 television sets bearing the name "MTC." Aresistor on the TV's main component board may overheat,resulting in a potential fire hazard.
August 30, 1979
- Television Sets Repaired by Sears
September 14, 1973
- Zenith Color TV Sets Repair by Zenith Radio
August 21, 1973
- Little Wonder TV Antenna by A.K. Electric Warning