Sharp Corporation of Australia Pty Ltd—LCD television

Identifying features

Australia: Model Numbers LC42BX5X, LC42GD7X and LC42PD7X. Serial numbers commencing with 610700001 to705799999 inclusive. Purchased between 1 February 2007 and 21 May 2007.
New Zealand:Model numbers LC42BX5X and LC42PX5X. Serial numbers commencing with 610700001 to 705799999 inclusive. Purchased between 1 February 2007 and 21 May 2007.

What are the defects?

Under certain circumstances a small piece of foam shielding may become free from its mounting and make contact with the power board. This could cause overheating and/or create a live voltage on the frame of the unit, with risk of electric shock.

What are the hazards?

Electric Shock

What should consumers do?

Turn off the unit and disconnect from the power point.
Australia:Visit the web site www.sharp.net.au or call 1800 333 435 between 7am and 7pm (7 days) to arrange for inspection and modification if required.
New Zealand:Vist the web site www.sharp.net.nz or call (toll free) 0800 543 899 between 9am and 9pm (7 days) to arrange for inspection and modification if required. Any modifications necessary will be conducted in the consumer's home at no cost to the consumer.

Supplier
Sharp Corporation of Australia Pty Ltd
Where the product was sold
Nationally

Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
Product category