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Paging loudspeakers recalled by TOA Electronics due to risk of impact injury

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: Paging Horn Loudspeakers

Units: About 2,600

Importer: TOA Electronics Inc., of Burlingame, Calif.

Hazard: The speaker housing can crack at the mounting bracket, causing the speakers to fall from their mounting. This poses a risk of injury from impact to consumers. Higher failure rates have occurred in high temperature and humidity environments.

Incidents/Injuries: TOA has received 18 reports of speakers falling in Japan. No incidents or injuries have been reported in the United States.

Description: This recall involves TOA paging horn speakers in the SC series. The speakers have "Paging Horn Speaker," the TOA logo and model and production information printed on the back. Models included in the recall are:

Model Number | Manufacture Dates

SC-610T | 08F through 08K

SC-615 | 08B through 08K

SC-630 | 08I through 08K

SC-630T | 08F through 08K

Date Code: Year: 2008; Month: June; Manufacture Date: 08F

Sold by: Audio retailers nationwide from March 2008 through December 2009 for between $70 and $130.

Manufactured in: Indonesia

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using and take down any mounted speakers. Consumers can contact TOA directly or their local TOA dealer for instructions on receiving a free replacement product.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact TOA at (800) 733-4750 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website at www.toaelectronics.com. Consumers can also email the firm at marketing@toaelectronics.com

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to:

http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml11/11073.html

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