Haier Recalls 42-inch LED-TVs Due to Risk of Injury
Haier America Trading L.L.C., of New York, is recalling a total of 5,000 42-inch LED-TV’s with model number LE42B1380. The TV’s neck stand support can break and cause the TV to tip over. If the TV is placed on high shelves or mounted to walls, this can pose a serious injury to consumers. So far, the company has received 184 reports of neck stands breaking and or cracking but no actual injuries have been reported.
The Haier America 42-inch LED-TV’s were sold nationwide at Fry’s Electronics stores and online at Amazon.com from September 2011 through March 2012 for about $450. Consumers should immediately stop using the TV and contact Haier for a free replacement stand neck to be used with the original base.
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