Olympus VG-170 Digital Camera Recall [US]

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US/Washington: 5637 - OlympusVG170DigitalCameraOlympus recalls approximately 1,200 Olympus VG-170 Digital Point-and-Shoot Cameras due to electric shock hazard. CPSC: http://ht.ly/Qire1

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Olympus-Recalls-Digital-Point-And-Shoot-Camera/

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain Olympus VG-170 Digital Point-and-Shoot Cameras.

The recalled VG-170 Camera measures approximately 4 by 2.5 by 1 inches, weighs 5.1 ounces and comes in white, black or red. The model’s name, “VG 170” is printed on the top of the camera, on the side opposite the shutter button. The brand, “Olympus” is printed on the upper right hand corner of the front of the Camera, and the phrase “5 X Wide” is printed on lower left hand corner of the front of the Camera. The Camera has a 3 inch digital LCD screen on the back.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the Camera’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional variations of the recalled products are pictured on the Web site above.

According to the CPSC, an improperly installed part can touch the Camera’s circuit board, posing an electric shock risk to the user.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession a recalled Olympus Digital Cameras, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return the contact Olympus for a free inspection and repair.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Olympus at 1-800-622-6372, 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM, Eastern Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.getolympus.com and click on the “Support by Product” link under “Support”. The information about the recall can be found on the right hand side.


Additional information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 15-186
Recalls Direct RIN: 5637-2015
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