NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 2, 2009
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 233-0462
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Best Buy Announces the Recall of Certain Insignia 26-Inch Flat-Panel LCD Televisions Due to Fire Hazard
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:
Insignia 26-inch flat-panel LCD model IS-LCDTV26 televisions
Best Buy Co. Inc., of Richfield, Minn.
The television’s power supply can fail, posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers.
Buy has received two reports of fires that included damage to the
television and wall. One consumer reported minor burns to the hands.
recall involves Insignia 26-inch flat-panel LCD televisions, model
number IS-LCDTV26. The model number is printed on the back of the
television and the word “INSIGNIA” is printed on the bottom front. No
other Insignia model televisions are involved in this recall.
Sold exclusively at:
Buy stores nationwide, at www.bestbuy.com, and
www.bestbuyforbusiness.com from August 2005 through June 2006 for about
should immediately stop using the recalled televisions and contact the
Best Buy hotline to receive a gift card for the value of a replacement
additional information, contact Best Buy at (800) 233-0462 between 9
a.m. and 9 p.m. CT daily, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.bestbuy.com