Best Buy Canada Announces the Recall of Certain Insignia 26-Inch Flat-Panel LCD Televisions Due to Fire Hazard



    Recall Hotline: (800) 233-0462

    BURNABY, BC, April 3 /CNW/ - Best Buy Canada Ltd. today announced a
voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop
using the recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

    
    Name of product: Insignia 26-inch flat panel LCD model IS-LCDTV26
    televisions

    Units: About 1500

    Importer: Best Buy Canada Ltd. of Burnaby, B.C.

    Hazard: The television's power supply can fail, posing a fire and burn
    hazard to consumers.

    Incidents/Injuries: Best Buy has received three reports of fires in the
    United States that include damage to the television and wall. One
    consumer reported minor burns to the hands.

    Description: This recall involves Insignia 26-inch flat-panel LCD
    televisions, model number IS-LCDTV26. The model number is printed on the
    back of the television and the word "INSIGNIA" is printed on the bottom
    front. No other Insignia model televisions are involved in this recall.

    Sold exclusively at: Best Buy and Future Shop stores in Canada and
    through Best Buy internet sales from June 2005 through July 2006 for
    about $1,000.

    Manufactured in: China

    Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled televisions
    and contact Best Buy hotline to receive a gift card for the value of a
    replacement television.

    Consumer Contact: For additional information, call (800) 233-0462 between
    9 a.m. and 9 p.m. CT daily, or visit Best Buy Canada's website at
    www.bestbuy.ca.
    

    For more information about Best Buy, including store locations, visit
www.BestBuy.ca





For further information:

For further information: Scott Morris, Best Buy Canada, (778) 452-3412
or scmorris@bestbuycanada.ca


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