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- A world-leading manufacturer in electronics, Casio has been on the cutting-edge of music technology since 1980, when they first launched the Casiotone 201.
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE|
Originally issued March 17, 2007, Revised March 12, 2009
Firm's Contact Number: (973) 361-5400 Ext. 1352
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A world-leading manufacturer in electronics, Casio has been on the cutting-edge of music technology since 1980, when they first launched the Casiotone 201.
WASHINGTON, 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. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of product: Electronic Musical Keyboards
Units: About 12,000
Importer: Casio® Inc., of Dover, N.J.
Manufacturer: Casio Computer Co. Ltd., of Tokyo, Japan
Hazard: The recalled keyboards can overheat when in use, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: Casio® has received five reports of keyboards overheating, including two incidents that resulted in fire. There have been two reports of property damage, in addition to the unit itself. No injuries have been reported.
Casio Keyboard Brand
Description: This recall involves model CTK-710 of the Casio® 61-key full-size electronic musical keyboards. The size of the keyboard is 37-11/16-inches by 14-1/16-inches by 5-1/4 inches. Products with serial numbers ranging from 7030001 through 7040400 and 7041901 through 7043500 are included in this recall. The brand and model information are found on the front of the unit above the keyboard and the serial number is found inside the battery compartment located on the underside of the unit.
Sold at: Wal-Mart, Best Buy and music instrument stores nationwide, in catalogs, on Casio's Web site, and on other Web sites between May 2006 and February 2007 for between $70 and $150.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the keyboard immediately, unplug it and remove the batteries. Consumers should contact Casio for a free repair.
Consumer Contact: For more information, consumers should call Casio at (973) 361-5400 Ext. 1352 between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET seven days a week, or visit the firm's Web site at www.casio.comAbout the U.S. CPSC
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
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