WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Sharp Electronics Corporation of Mahwah, N.J., today announced a voluntary recall of the Sharp 32-inch LCD TV. The TV stand’s neck support can break and cause the TV to tip-over, posing a risk of injury to the consumer. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. This recall affects about 9,000 units. No accidents or injuries have been reported.
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.
The televisions, which were manufactured in China, were sold at major retail stores nationwide from March 2010 through August 2010 for about $550.
Consumers should immediately contact Sharp to arrange for a free replacement stand neck support. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Sharp at (800) 291-4289 anytime, or visit the firm’s website at www.sharpusa.com
To see this recall on CPSC’s web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml10/10329.html