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Recall Alert! - Canon FaxPhone B640 may catch on fire! (6/10/2001)


Canon FaxPhone B640 may catch on fire! (6/10/2001)


This question was answered on June 15, 2001. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Canon has issued a recall on 60,000 FaxPhone B640 fax/copiers that were sold between September 30, 1999 and January 26, 2000 as they may pose a fire hazard.

There have been 5 reports of these units catching fire Canon recommends consumers stop using these units immediately and contact them to get a replacement unit.

All FaxPhone B640s bearing the following serial numbers:

UKK52923 to UKK55442

UKK60513 to UKK99999

YKK02001 to YKK20000

qualify for a no-cost replacement from Canon.

To get the info for the recall, call Canon at (888) 280-7858 between 8 a.m and 12 a.m ET Monday through Friday, and between noon and 8 p.m ET Saturday or get the specifics on their website at:

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Posted by Ken of Data Doctors on June 15, 2001