Recent recall of Lexmark laser printers!

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CPSC and Lexmark International, Inc. announced a recall of laser printers September 7th, 2004.

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This question was answered on September 9, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

The U.S Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) & Lexmark International, Inc recently announced a recall of laser printers Lexmark is voluntarily recalling about 39,431 units and advise all consumers to immediately stop using the products unless otherwise instructed While there haven't been any incidents reported, it's believed the printers can short-circuit, posing an electrical shock hazard The recall is in an effort to prevent such an occurrence.

The recall includes Lexmark, Dell and IBM laser printers with the following model numbers: Lexmark E232, E232t, E330, E332n, E332tn; IBM infoprint 1412, 1412n; Dell 1700 and 1700n.

Consumers with the recalled units are advised to stop using the recalled printers immediately and contact their corresponding laser printer company to register their product for a free replacement.

For information on the recalled printers, log on to the company's Web site:

http://support.lexmark.com/cgi-perl/recall.cgi?ccs=228:0:0:0:0:0&emeaframe=&targethttp://support.lexmark.com/cgi-perl/recall.cgi&targethttp://support.lexmark.com/cgi-perl/recall.cgi&&req=1:1:0:0:0:0

For more information on this recall please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml04/04211.html

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Posted by Chad of Data Doctors on September 9, 2004