Recall date: March 21, 2013
Name of product: Bass Guitar Amplifiers, Units: About 388
Hazard: A nut inside the chassis can come loose and fall between the electrical coils, posing an electrical shock hazard to consumers.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using, unplug the amplifiers and contact tc electronic for instructions on free shipping and repair of the recalled product.
Consumer Contact: tc electronic; at (800) 349-4699 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.tcelectronic.com and click on BASS at the top of the page then on BH250 and select BH250 RECALL for more information. Consumers can also send an email to BH250@lifetimeservice.com.
Photos are available at: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2013/tc-electronic-Recalls-Bass-Guitar-Amplifier/
Description: This recall involves tc electronic 250 W bass guitar amplifiers with model BH250 and serial numbers 1204763 through 12404375. The amplifiers are about 8.6 inches wide, 2.5 inches high and 9 inches deep and have a red front panel. The model and “tc electronic” are printed on the front of the amplifier. The serial number is located on a white sticker on the back of the amplifier.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Sold at: Music and instrument stores nationwide and online from August 2012 through January 2013 for about $450.
Importer: TC Group Americas, of Kitchener, ON, Canada