The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced the recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed. Consumers can submit reports of harm to CPSC’s searchable online product safety database at www.SaferProducts.gov. A searchable food and medical product recall database is available at www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm.
Units: About 245,000
Hazard: TV stand assembly can fail and cause the television to tip over unexpectedly.
Description: Vizio E-Series 39- and 42-inch LED flat panel televisions. Check model and serial numbers at http://1.usa.gov/1pE9o8W.
Sold at: Best Buy, Meijer, Target, Walmart and other retail stores nationwide, online at Amazon.com, Costco.com, Meijer.com, Sams.com and other Internet retailers from December 2013 through June 2014 for $370 to $450.
Remedy: Detach the stand, place the television in a safe location and contact Vizio for a replacement stand assembly. Consumers with wall-mounted televisions should request the replacement stand assembly in case the stand is needed for future use.
Contact: Call the company at 855-472-7450 or visit www.vizio.com.