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Description: Petters Consumer Brands LLC Recall of Batteries Found In Polaroid Portable DVD Players NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Originally issued December 22, 2005 Revised May 17, 2010 Release #06-060 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 CPSC, Petters Consumer Brands LLC Announce Recall of Batteries Found In Polaroid Portable DVD Players The firm is out of business. Consumers should discard the battery pack, but can continue to use the player with the supplied AC Power Adapter or DC Cord. WASHINGTON, D.C. - 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. Name of Product: Battery packs used with Polaroid-brand portable DVD players Units: About 165,000 Manufacturer/Importer: Petters Consumer Brands LLC, of Minnetonka, Minn. Hazard: The battery can overheat and melt the plastic case while recharging, posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers. Incidents/Injuries: Petters Consumer Brands has received eight reports of batteries overheating, melting the plastic case, or units smoking during the recharging process. No injuries have been reported. Description: The recall involves external battery packs used with the Polaroid-brand portable DVD players in 7-inch and 8-inch screen sizes. The 7-inch DVD player has model number PDV-0700 and 8-inch player has a model number of PDV-0800. The players and battery packs are silver in color. The battery packs attach to the bottom of the DVD player and have the following serial numbers: DVD Model Number Battery Pack Serial Number Range PDV-0800 060300020000001 through 060300020018000 070300020008001 through 070300020020000 PDV-0700 04170303070001000001 through 04170303070001005000 04270303070001005001 through 04270303070001010000 05040303070001010001 through 05040303070001014000 05150303070001014101 through 05150303070001016100 05190303070001016101 through 05190303070001020100 05260303070001020101 through 05260303070001024100 06010303070001024401 through 06010303070001024900 060300010024101 through 060300010033523 060300010033524 through 060300010050100 070300010050101 through 070300010114100 080300010114101 through 080300010159100 090300010159101 through 090300010193100 Sold at: Various electronics and department stores nationwide from May 2003 through March 2004 for between $150 and $350. Manufactured in: China Remedy: The firm is out of business and a remedy is no longer available. Consumers can continue using the portable DVD player without the battery, by detaching it from the unit, and plugging in the DC Cord or the AC Power Adapter. [Source]

Recall Information

Country of OriginChina
Recall Date12/22/2005
Recall ID3182
Recall Number06060
Product TypeAdapter/Power Supply/Charger/Battery
HazardFire & Fire-Related Burn
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