The Consumer Product Safety Commission and Memcorp Inc., of Weston, Florida, have announced the voluntary recall of approximately 102,000 Battery Packs Sold with DisneyÃ‚Â®-Brand DVD Players that pose a burn risk. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately.
The recalled products were manufactured by McNair Technology Co. Ltd., of China, and Unitech Battery Ltd., of China.
The battery packs sold with these DVD players can overheat and possibly burst when recharging, posing a risk of burns. Memcorp has received 17 reports of batteries overheating, including three reports of minor skin irritations and three reports of minor property damage.
The recalled product is the battery packs sold with DisneyÃ‚Â®-brand personal DVD players. The DVD players are about 6.5-inches by 5.5-inches with a 3-inch screen display.
They were sold in five styles with a corresponding model number. The model number is written on the back of the unit, under the viewing stand and below the DisneyÃ‚Â® brand name.
The affected items were sold at discount and electronics stores nationwide, and at Disney theme parks and through the Disney catalog from April 2005 through March 2006 for between $70 and $130.
Consumers should stop using the battery pack supplied with these DVD players immediately and contact Memcorp for a replacement rechargeable battery pack.
For more information, call MemcorpÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s customer service department at (800) 326-0315 between 8:30 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday or visit MemcorpÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Website at www.disneyelectronics.com.