Recall: Vernier Circuit Board 2
On 2018-06-06, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Vernier Circuit Board 2 due to a potential burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in August 2015 for about $130.
About 4,000 units are involved in this Charles Assembly circuit boards recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Network, Internet & Related category in 2018.
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What is the problem?
There are two switches on the VCB2 that can get stuck between positions causing the switches to short out and overheat. If the switches overheat, the metal case of the switch can become hot, posing a burn hazard.
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What should I do if I own this recalled product?
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled circuit boards and return them to the firm for a free repair. Instructions for returning the units are available on the firm's website. Vernier is contacting known customers directly.
Vernier Software & Technology toll-free at 888-837-6437 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. PT Friday, email at email@example.com or online at http://www.vernier.com and click on Vernier Circuit Board 2 Safety Recall Information banner for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received 10 reports of circuit board switches 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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