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Van Gogh Plasma Television

Starting date:
July 2, 2013
Posting date:
July 2, 2013
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Electronics
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-34361

Affected products

Van Gogh Plasma Television

Product description

This recall involves the Van Gogh 42-inch plasma television identified by model number 1700 and product number PVQ42VGB.  The televisions were manufactured in October 2007.

Hazard identified

The recalled products are not authorized to bear the TUV Rheinland certification mark.

Vision Quest has not received any reports of injuries or damage.

Health Canada has received one report of a melted plug with no subsequent injury or damage.

Number sold

Approximately 2,400 units of the recall televisions were sold in Canada at Wacky’s, Future Shop and Staples.

Time period sold

The recalled televisions were sold from 2007 through 2009.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer
Dolby Laboratories
San Francisco
California
UNITED STATES
Importer
Vision Quest
Hagersville
Ontario
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled televisions and dispose of them according to their local municipal requirements.  The importer is no longer in business.

Consumers may also view the recall notice on the Electrical Safety Authority's website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.