Wal-Mart Stores Recalls DVD Players for Fire Hazard

NATIONWIDE – Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville, Arkansas, just recalled about 1.5 million Durabrand DVD Players, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) just announced.
The DVD players can overheat, posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers. To date, Wal-Mart has received 12 reports of DVD players overheating, five of which have resulted in fires that caused property damage. No injuries have yet been reported.

This Durabrand DVD recall involves a single DVD player with a remote control. The device is silver-colored and has a U-shaped opening at the top to insert the DVD. The DVD’s sold for about $29 exclusively at Wal-Mart stores nationwide from January 2006 through July 2009.

The recalled Durabrand DVD Players were manufactured in China.

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FOR MORE INFORMATION CLICK ON THE LINK – www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09316.html

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