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Description: Rechargeable Batteries Used with Touch Panels for Audio/Visual Systems Recalled by AMX Due to Fire and Burn Hazards NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 28, 2010 Release # 10-035 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 222-0193 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Rechargeable Batteries Used with Touch Panels for Audio/Visual Systems Recalled by AMX Due to Fire and Burn Hazards 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: Rechargeable Batteries sold with MVP 5000 Series Wireless Touch Panels Units: About 8,600 Manufacturer: AMX, of Richardson, Texas Hazard: A defect in the battery can cause the battery pack to overheat and rupture. This poses a fire and burn hazard to consumers. Incidents/Injuries: None reported. Description: This recall involves AMX 5000 series (MVP-5100, MVP-5150, MVP-5200i) wireless touch panels. The model number can be found on a label on the back of the unit. These touch panels can be used as remote controls for residential or commercial audio/visual systems. AMX 5000 series touch panels are available in black or white and include a 5.2” wide screen color LCD display. The touch panel’s dimensions are 4 3/4” x 7 9/16” x 13/16”. Sold by: AMX dealers nationwide from May 2008 through October 2009 for between $2,400 and $4,200. Manufactured in: United States and Mexico Remedy: Consumer should immediately stop using the touch panels and contact AMX for instructions on how to receive a replacement battery at no cost. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact AMX at (800) 222-0193 between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, visit the firm’s Web site at www.amx.com, or email the firm at service@amx.com and reference “XPX5000B.” [Source]

Recall Information

Country of OriginMexico
Recall Date01/28/2010
Recall ID35
Recall Number10035
Product TypeAudio/Video Systems & Accessories
HazardFire & Fire-Related Burn
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