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Description: Fire Hazard Prompts Canon U.S.A. to Recall Previous Model Desktop Copiers for Repair NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 18, 2006 Release #06-259 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 828-4040 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Fire Hazard Prompts Canon U.S.A. to Recall Previous Model Desktop Copiers for Repair 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: Canon Desktop Copiers Units: About 800,000 Manufacturer: Canon Inc., of Japan Importer: Canon U.S.A. Inc., of Lake Success, N.Y. Hazard: An improperly fitting electrical connection inside the copiers can cause overheating, smoking and fire. Incidents/Injuries: Canon U.S.A. has received six reports of NP1020 model copiers starting to smoke or catching on fire due to the problem with the electrical connection. No injuries were reported. Description and Models: The repair recall includes only the following model Canon copiers: PC6, PC6RE, PC65, PC7, PC7RE, PC8, PC11, PC11RE, PC12, NP1010 and NP1020. The model number is on the front panel of the unit. The recalled copiers were manufactured between 1987 and 1998. Sold by: Dealers, national retailers and office supply stores nationwide from January 1987 through December 1999 for between $1,500 and $2,300. Manufactured in: Japan and Thailand Remedy: Users should stop using the recalled copiers immediately and contact Canon U.S.A. to receive a free repair. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Canon U.S.A. at (800) 828-4040 anytime, or visit the firm's Web site at [Source]

Canon Desktop Copiers Recall Information

Country of OriginJapan
Recall Date09/18/2006
Recall ID3358
Recall Number06259
Product TypeCopiers
HazardFire & Fire-Related Burn
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