The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with TOA Electronics Inc., of Burlingame, Calif., announced a voluntary recall of about 2,600 Paging Horn Loudspeakers.
Hazard: The speaker housing can crack at the mounting bracket, causing the speakers to fall from their mounting. This poses a risk of injury from impact to consumers. Higher failure rates have occurred in high temperature and humidity environments.
Incidents/Injuries: TOA has received 18 reports of speakers falling in Japan. No incidents or injuries have been reported in the United States.
Description: This recall involves TOA paging horn speakers in the SC series. The speakers have Paging Horn Speaker, the TOA logo and model and production information printed on the back. Models included in the recall are:
Sold by: Audio retailers nationwide from March 2008 through December 2009 for between $70 and $130.
Manufactured in: Indonesia
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using and take down any mounted speakers. Consumers can contact TOA directly or their local TOA dealer for instructions on receiving a free replacement product.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact TOA at (800) 733-4750 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.toaelectronics.com. Consumers can also email the firm at firstname.lastname@example.org.