Electronics maker JVC has issued a recall for 27,000 of their flat panel televisions after 16 reports of cracked tv neck stands. The neck stand, or base, could crack and may cause injury.
JCS is specifically recalling their 42-inch, Emerald Series Full HD 1080P LED flat panel televisions, model EM42FTR and serial number beginning with "T". The flat panel televisions are black with "JVC" printed on the front of the televison below the screen. Model and serial numbers are located on the bottom left on the back of the television.
Consumers using the stand assembly (neck and base) should immediately detach it, place the television in a safe location and contact AmTRAN Video for a replacement stand neck. Consumers with wall-mounted televisions should request the replacement neck in case the stand assembly is needed for future use.
The tv's were sold at: BJ's Wholesale, Costco Wholesale, Sam's Club, Walmart, and other retail stores nationwide, online at Walmart.com, Costco.com, and other internet retailers from February 2014 through August 2014 for between $370 and $470.
For replacement contact AmTRAN Video toll-free at (855) 328-6650 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.jvc-tv.com and click on the Safety Notice tab at the bottom of the page for more information.
Written by James P. Nevin