NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 27, 2009
Milestone’s Recall Hotline: (877) 277-3707
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Milestone AV Technologies Recalls Television Wall Mounts Sold Exclusively At Best Buy; Unit Can Crack, TV Can Fall On Consumers
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:
LCD television wall mounts
Milestone AV Technologies, of Savage, Minn.
wall mount can crack when used with televisions 26 inches and larger or
with televisions that include a DVD player. The television can then
fall from the wall mount and pose a serious risk of injury to consumers
is aware of 28 incidents in which the mount has cracked and the
television has fallen from its mount. No injuries have been reported.
wall mounts are used with flat screen LCD televisions. The recalled
wall mounts are INIT models NT-TVM103 and NT-TVM104. The model numbers
can be found on the UL sticker on the television interface.
Best Buy stores nationwide from June 2007 through December 2008 for between $60 and $90.
Consumers should immediately stop using the wall mounts and contact Milestone to receive a free repair kit.
Milestone toll-free at (877) 277-3707 between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. CT
Monday through Friday or log on to the company’s recall Web site at www.milestone.com/initmount