Lexmark, Dell and IBM Printer recall
Date: Wednesday, January 17 @ 19:52:25 UTC
Topic: Personal Computer Accessories
NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
|Office of Information and Public Affairs
||Washington, DC 20207|
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE|
September 7, 2004
Release # 04-211
Lexmark™s Hotline: (877) 877-6218 |
CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
CPSC, Lexmark International Inc. Announce Recall of Laser Printers
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces
the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. Consumers
should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of product: Lexmark, Dell and IBM Laser Printers
Manufacturer: Lexmark International Inc., of Lexington, Ky.
Hazard: These printers can short-circuit, posing an electrical shock hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported. This recall is being conducted to prevent the possibilities of incidents or injury.
Description: The recall includes Lexmark, Dell and IBM brand
laser printers. The brand name and model number for the Lexmark and IBM
laser printers can be found on the front of the printer. For Dell laser
printers, the brand name is on the front of the printer and the model
number is inside the front cover. The recall includes the following
model numbers: Lexmark E232, E232t, E330, E332n, E332tn; IBM Infoprint
1412, 1412n; Dell 1700 and 1700n.
Sold at: These Lexmark printers were sold directly through
distributors, and at electronic, office supply and computer stores. IBM
printers were sold directly through authorized distributors and
resellers and via IBMâ€™s web site. Dell printers were sold directly
through the firmâ€™s Web site. These laser printers were sold from May
2004 through August 2004 for about $200.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the laser
printer, unplug it, and contact their corresponding laser printer
company to register their product to receive a free replacement laser
Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Lexmark Web site at http://recall.lexmark.com
or toll-free at (877) 877-6218 between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. ET Monday
through Friday or between Noon and 6 p.m. ET on Saturday; Dell Web site
at www.1700printer.com or toll-free at Dell (888) 245-3959 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday; or IBM Web site at www.printers.ibm.com or toll-free at (800) 426-7378 anytime.
Media Contacts: Julane Hamon, Lexmark International at (859) 232-1536, Don Canfield, IBM at (303)924-4644 or
Jennifer Richard, Dell, at (512) 723-3309