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VIZIO recalls around 245,000 39-inch and 42-Inch E-Series Flat Panel Televisions Due to Risk of Tip Over

 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reports that 39 and 42-Inch E-Series Flat Panel Televisions are being recalled by VIZIO due to risk of tip over and possible impact injury to the consumer.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

VIZIO recalls 39 and 42-Inch E-Series Flat Panel Televisions being recalled because the units might tip over.

VIZIO recalls 39 and 42-Inch E-Series Flat Panel Televisions being recalled because the units might tip over.

Recall Information

Name of Product: VIZIO E-Series 39-inch and 42-inch televisions

Hazard: The stand assembly can fail and cause the television to tip over unexpectedly, posing a risk of impact injury to the consumer.

Remedy: Repair

Consumer Contact: VIZIO toll-free at 855.472.7450 from 7:00am to 7:00pm CT Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 6:00pm CT Saturday and Sunday. Consumers can also visit the firm’s website www.vizio.com and click on “Safety Notice” for more information.

Units: About 245,000

Description: This recall involves Vizio E-series 39- and 42-inch Full-Array LED flat panel televisions. The flat panel televisions are black with “VIZIO” printed in the lower right corner of the television front and the VIZIO logo in the center of the back.

Size Model Serial Number
39 Inch Model No. E390-B0 LAE 8PSBP 4600517 to LAE 8PSBP 4701297LAE APSBP 400001 to LAE APSBP 4501376

LAQ 8PSBP 5000001 to LAQ 8PSBQ 0804968

LAQ APSBP 4400181 to LAQ APSBQ 2201656

LAT 8PSBP 4801682 to LAT 8PSBP 5008235

LAT APSBP 4800026 to LAT APSBQ 1701656

LAU 8PSBP 4600301 to LAU 8PSBP 5100030

LAU APSBP 4400001 to LAU APSBQ 1100020

Smart TV Model No. E390i-B0 LAE 8PSAP 4600217 to LAE 8PSAP 4800364LAE APSAP 4300237 to LAE APSAP 4401296

LAQ 8PSAQ 1500001 to LAQ 8PSAQ 1505973

LAQ APSAP 4401657 to LAQ APSAQ 2401656

LAT APSAQ 0300001 to LAT APSAQ 1701656

LAU 8PSAP 4600001 to LAU 8PSAP 4600216

LAU APSAP 4300001 to LAU APSAP 4300216

42 Inch Smart TV Model No. E420i-B0 LAQ APTAP 5200001 to LAQ APTAQ 2107039LAU APTAP 5000001 to LAU APTAQ 2408327

 

Model and serial numbers are printed on a label on the back of the television.

Incidents/Injuries: VIZIO has received 51 reports of the recalled televisions tipping over. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers using the stand assembly should immediately detach the stand, place the television in a safe location and contact VIZIO for a replacement stand assembly. Consumers with wall-mounted televisions should request the replacement stand assembly in case the stand is needed for future use.

Sold at: Best Buy, Meijer, Target, Walmart and other retail stores nationwide , online at Amazon.com, Costco.com, Meijer.com, Sams.com and other internet retailers from December 2013 through June 2014 for between $370.00 and $450.00.

Manufacturer: AmTRAN Technology Company Ltd., of Taipei City, Taiwan

Distributor: VIZIO Inc., of Irvine, CA.

Manufactured in: China and Mexico

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to a product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on www.SaferProducts.gov

About the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually.

CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to help ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals -– contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

To report a dangerous product or a product-related injury go online to www.SaferProducts.gov or call CPSC’s Hotline at 800.638.2772 or teletypewriter at 301.595.7054 for the hearing impaired.


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