Recall: N.I.C.E. P2 Navigation and Entertainment Systems
On 2007-08-16, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding N.I.C.E. P2 Navigation and Entertainment Systems due to a potential fire & burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in May 2006 for about $800.00.
About 4,000 units are involved in this Kiryung Electronics global positioning system (gps) recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the GPS / Navigation Systems category in 2007.
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What is the problem?
The lithium-ion batteries in these units can melt or overheat posing burn and fire hazards to consumers.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The N.I.C.E. P200 is a black portable navigation and entertainment device that can be attached to a vehicles windshield. The device has a 4-inch touch screen LCD monitor and contains one lithium battery. Clarion and N.I.C.E. P200 are printed on the device. Clarion NAVBATTERY is printed on the battery. The recall includes any N.I.C.E. P200 in which batteries were previously replaced.
These items were sold new+ at Car audio and mobile electronics stores nationwide from May 2006 through August 2007 for a suggested retail price of $800.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should stop using the recalled batteries immediately and contact Clarion Corp. for a full refund, information on returning the product, and a postage paid envelope to return the product.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Clarion has received 15 reports of the units melting or overheating. No injuries have been reported.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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