Recall: Scotch Thermal Laminators
On 2018-04-03, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Scotch Thermal Laminators due to a potential Burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in July 2015 for about $20.
About 400,000 units are involved in this 3M Company laminator recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Laminators category in 2018.
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What is the problem?
The plastic enclosure can overheat, posing a burn hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Scotch thermal laminators that are white with teal accents. They are used to laminate documents such as artwork and photos. The laminators have "Scotch" printed on the front. They measure 14 inches by 3.8 inches by 2.75 inches. The model number TL901C is printed on a sticker on the bottom of the laminator. Only laminators with model number TL901C and teal accents are included in the recall. The two side ends, the bottom and the reverse switch on top of the laminators are teal.
These items were sold new+ at J.A. Riollano and Sam's Club stores in Puerto Rico and online at Amazon.com from July 2015 through March 2018 for about $20.
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 immediately stop using the recalled laminators and contact 3M for a full refund.
3M at 800-772-4337 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.ScotchBrand.com and click on "TL901C-T Laminator Recall" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
3M has received 10 reports of the laminators overheating and causing deformation of the bottom of the plastic enclosures. 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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