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:
<a href="http://www.usa.canon.com/canon/safetynotice.html" target="_blank"><font color="#003399">>http://www.usa.canon.com/canon/safetynotice.html</b></font></a>
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Posted by Ken Colburn of Data Doctors on June 15, 2001
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