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102,000 Battery Packs Recalled

April 13, 2006
Memcorp Inc. has recalled 102,000 battery packs that were sold with Disney┬┐-Brand DVD Players. The packs can overheat and possibly burst when recharging, posing a burn risk.

The DVD players are about 6.5-inches by 5.5-inches with a 3-inch screen display. They were sold in five styles with the following corresponding model numbers: Princess (DP3500-PRN), Fairy Flowers (DP3500-FLR), Mickey Classic (DP3500-MC), Mickey Mouse (DP3500-MKY), and Power Rangers (DP3500-POW). The model numbers are located on the back of the unit, under the viewing stand, below the Disney® brand name.

The players were sold at discount and electronics stores nationwide, and at Disney theme parks and through the Disney catalog for between $70 and $130.

Consumers should stop using the battery pack supplied with the DVD players immediately. To contact Memcorp for a replacement rechargeable pack, call (800) 326-0315 between 8:30 A.M. and 8:00 P.M. ET Monday through Friday and between 8:30 A.M. and 5:30 P.M. Saturday and Sunday or visit www.disneyelectronics.comTo view the entire recall, including a photo, please visit http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml06/06139.html.
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