Fabian Demicoli

Rechargeable batteries for DVD/CD/MP3 players recall

 We would like to draw your attention to the issue of rechargeable batteries which have recently been recalled in the United States by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Coby Electronics Corp.

According to the recall alert the affected products pose a risk of fire due to possible overheating of the rechargeable batteries. Four incidents have been reported.

The company informed that the recall involves batteries with serial numbers listed below sold with the TF-DVD 1020 portable DVD/CD/MP3 players. The battery's serial number can be found on a white sticker affixed to it. The product looks like a small laptop computer and has a 10" swivel TV screen. "COBY" is written on the front cover and under the screen. "TF-DVD 1020" can be found on the bottom of the unit.

Recalled Batteries Serial Number Ranges:
DG240043D503000001-1006
DG240006D503000001-400
DG240039D603000001-3000
DG240111D603000001-2000
DG240143D602000001-3000
DG240106D602000001-2000
DG240106D702000001-2000
DG240183D942000001-100
DG240071DB02000001-1400
DG240115D702000001-1726
DG240115D702000001-2500

Should your company retail, import or distribute the product in question, you are requested to advise the GRTU without delay, so as to take the necessary actions as soon as possible. If you are also aware of any person or company who is retailing, importing or distributing this product, would appreciate being advised.

Should you require further information or have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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