Home
Global Supplier Directory
APPLIANCE Engineer
Supplier Solutions
APPLIANCE Line
Whitepaper Library
Calendar of Events
Association Locator
Contents Pages
Market Research
Subscription Center


 
Daily News

Sony Laptops, Gas Grill Devices Recalled
Sep 26, 2003
 Printable format
 Email this Article
 Search

Almost 5,600 Sony Corp. laptop computers and 35,000 gas-grill components were being recalled by the manufacturers because of safety concerns, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said.

Users of nearly 5,600 Sony Vaio notebooks could receive a mild electric shock when the computer is connected to a telephone line and the phone rings. However, no incidents were reported, the government agency said.

All the modems of the notebooks sold between June and July 2003 with model numbers PCG-FRV25 and PCG-FRV27 should be disconnected from the phone line, CPSC said.

Sony will provide a free repair of the China-made notebooks and extend the current limited warranty to two years from the date of purchase. Customers may contact Sony at +800/880-9743 or www.sony.com/pcsupport.

The commission also announced the recall of 35,000 American-manufactured gas regulators made for Char-Broil, Kenmore, and Thermos brand gas grills.

The maker, Marshall Gas Controls, discovered that the device that controls gas pressure can also leak a highly flammable propane gas. The company has accounted for 23,000 regulators thus far, said a spokesman for Marshall Gas Controls.

Back to Daily News

 

Daily News

...........................................................

Aug 29, 2014: Adaptive Frequency Drive Increases Trane Chiller Efficiency

Aug 29, 2014: Vitamix President Receives Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Aug 28, 2014: LG Heat Pump Clothes Dryer Earns Emerging Technology Award

Aug 28, 2014: Early Snowthrower Demand Boosts Toro Sales

Aug 27, 2014: Sustainability Standard Launched for Household Portable and Floor Care Appliances

More Daily News>>

RSS Feeds
.........................................................
Appliance Industry
Market Research

...........................................................

March 2014: Market Research - 62nd Annual U.S. Appliance Industry Forecast
February 2014: Appliance Magazine Market Insight: December 2013
January 2014: Market Research - Appliance Historical Statistical Review: 1954-2012
January 2014: Appliance Magazine Market Insight: November 2013




 
Contact Us | About Us | Subscriptions | Advertising | Home
UBM Canon © 2014  

Please visit these other UBM Canon sites

UBM Canon Corporate | Design News | Test & Measurement World | Packaging Digest | EDN | Qmed | Pharmalive | Plastics Today | Powder Bulk Solids | Canon Trade Shows