|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 22, 1995
Release # 95-171
|CPSC: Kate Premo
(301) 504-0580, Ext. 1187
CPSC, IBM Announce Recall Program to
Repair 9527 Series Color Monitor
WASHINGTON, D.C. - In cooperation with the U.S.
Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the IBM Personal Computer Company of Somers,
N.Y. is announcing a program to repair 56,000 color computer monitors. Some of the
monitors may have been incorrectly assembled and, if not properly grounded, may pose a
The 17-inch color computer monitors have a 15.4-inch viewable image size. They have been
sold directly by IBM, and by authorized IBM resellers for approximately $1000 - $3000
since September 28, 1993. The involved monitors have model numbers 9527-001, 9527-011,
9527-T01, 9527-T21, 9527-005 and 9527-015 located inside the front pull-down panel, or on
the information label on the rear of the monitor.
IBM, which reported this matter to the CPSC, has not received any reports of electrical
Owners of IBM 9527 series color monitors in the United States should call IBM at
(800)426-7378 to schedule a no-charge repair. No other IBM monitors or equipment are
involved in this action.
Media inquiries to IBM can be directed to Keith Lindenburg at 914-697-9711.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety
Commission protects the public from the unreasonable risk of injury or death from 15,000
types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. To report a dangerous product
or a product-related injury and for information on CPSC's fax-on-demand service, call
CPSC's hotline at (800) 638-2772 or CPSC's teletypewriter at (800) 638-8270. To order a
press release through fax-on-demand, call (301) 504-0051 from the handset of your fax
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