CPSC and Toshiba America Consumer Products LLC Announce Recall of 4,000 DVD Home Theater Systems for Fire Hazard

The CPSC and Toshiba America Consumer Products LLC, of Wayne, New Jersey, are recalling about 4,100 DVD Home Theater Systems because a problem in the system’s circuit board could pose a fire hazard. Consumers should stop using the product immediately.

The Home Theater Systems were manufactured in Indonesia and sold at consumer electronics stores nationwide from April 2005 through September 2005, for a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price of $399.99.

This recall involves the Toshiba 5-Disk DVD Home Theater System, model number SD-C67HT. The model number can be found on the front of the DVD Player/Receiver to the right of the word “Toshiba.”

The DVD Home Theater System consists of six speakers, including a subwoofer and a DVD Player/Receiver.
There have been no injuries or incidents reported to date.

Toshiba America Consumer Products LLC directly contacted many of the owners of the affected product. If you have not been contacted, please contact Toshiba at the phone number or Web site address listed below. Upon return of the product, the firm will provide a refund of $440.39.

For more information, consumers can call Toshiba America Consumer Products LLC at (877) 290-6064 between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or go to the firm’s Web site at www.tacp.toshiba.com.

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