FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 12, 2007
Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 666-9897
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Flat Panel TV Tilt-Mount Brackets Recalled by Circuit City Stores Inc.
Due to Risk of Falling Units
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.
Name of product: "Verge" Flat Panel Television Tilt-Mount Brackets
Units: About 9,900
Importer: Circuit City Stores Inc., of Richmond, Va.
Manufacturer: Logitek (HK) International Co. Ltd., of Hong Kong
Hazard: If upward force is applied to a mounted television, the
bracket's lock bar could unfasten. This could cause the television to
fall and injure bystanders.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recalled tilt-mount brackets for flat panel
televisions are sold under Circuit City's private label, "Verge." The
two model numbers involved in this recall are VPSW103M and VPSW103M2.
"Verge" and the model numbers are written on the packaging. There is
no writing on the brackets. The brackets were sold individually and
through an installation package.
Sold at: Circuit City stores nationwide from September 2006 through
April 2007 for about $180 for Model VPSW103M and $140 for Model
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Circuit City has mailed free repair kits to those consumers it
can contact. Consumers who have not received the free repair kit
should contact Circuit City immediately to request it. Consumers can
also request a free repair by a professional installer.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Circuit City
toll-free at (888) 666-9897 anytime, or visit Circuit City's Web site
To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the
recalled products, please go to: