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VIZIO Recalls to Repair 39- and 42-Inch E-Series Flat Panel Televisions Due to Risk of Tip Over

Date: 
August 6, 2014
Brand: 
AmTRAN Technology Company Ltd., of Taipei City, Taiwan
Sold At: 

Best Buy, Meijer, Target, Walmart and other retail stores nationwide , online at Amazon.com, Costco.com, Meijer.com, Sams.com and other internet retailers from December 2013 through June 2014 for between $370 and $450.

Problem:

The stand assembly can fail and cause the television to tip over unexpectedly, posing a risk of impact injury to the consumer.

Product Numbers Recalled: 
About 245,000
If You Own This Product: 

Consumers using the stand assembly should immediately detach the stand, place the television in a safe location and contact VIZIO for a replacement stand assembly. Consumers with wall-mounted televisions should request the replacement stand assembly in case the stand is needed for future use.

Consumer Contact: 

VIZIO toll-free at (855) 472-7450 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Saturday and Sunday. Consumers can also visit the firm’s website www.vizio.com and click on “Safety Notice” for more information.

Incidents/Injuries: 

VIZIO has received 51 reports of the recalled televisions tipping over. No injuries have been reported.

Manufactured In: 
China

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