Thursday, July 17, 2008

Studio RTA Recalls TV Stands Due to TV Tip-over Hazard

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.

Name of Product: TV Stands

Units: About 6,700

Distributor: Studio RTA, of Pico Rivera, Calif.

Manufacturer: King Pao Enterprise Co. Ltd., of Guangdong, China

Hazard: The stability of the stand does not meet industry standards to prevent TV tip-over, posing a risk of injury or death to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: This recall involves "Silhouette" TV stands with black or brushed silver and black frames and three glass shelves. Models included in the recall are 403650 (brushed silver and black) and 404191 (black). Model numbers are printed on the packaging and instruction sheet.

Sold by: Shopko and Boscov's stores nationwide from September 2007 through June 2008 for about $140.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately remove the TV from stand and contact Studio RTA to receive a free repair kit.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Studio RTA at (888) 309-0299 between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday. Consumers can also visit the firm's Web site at www.studiorta.com

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