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: The stand can fail, and the television can tip over and fall on or hit children.
Description: Vizio E-series 39- and 42-inch full-array LED flat panel televisions are black with VIZIO printed in the lower right corner of the TV. The VIZIO logo and model and serial numbers are on the back. A list of recalled model and serial numbers is available at http://1.usa.gov/1pE9o8W.
Remedy: If using the stand assembly, detach the stand, place the television in a safe location and contact Vizio for a replacement stand assembly. Those with wall-mounted televisions can request a replacement stand assembly for future use.
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.
Contact: Call Vizio at 855-472-7450 or visit www.vizio.com.