February 8, 2000Action Performance Collectible
Race Car Panels Recalled for Fire Hazard
Phoenix, AZ (SafetyAlerts) - Action Performance
Companies Inc. is recalling about 1,600 race car collectibles, which are illuminated race
car panels. The fluorescent light base of the unit becomes extremely hot and can
melt, presenting a fire hazard.
The race car is etched into a glass
panel, measuring about 11 inches long, 6 inches wide, and .25 inch thick. The glass panel
sits in a black plastic base, which is equipped with a fluorescent light and plug.
The available glass panels include
the Tony Stewart Home Depot Car, Jeff Gordon Dupont Car, Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench Car
and Dale Earnhardt Jr. Budweiser Car.
The recalled collectibles are model
numbers W9927077, W9927308, W9927019, and W9927215. The model number is found on a sticker
affixed to the "Action Racing Collectibles, Inc." box. Specialty stores
nationwide sold the product during December 1999 for about $75.
Consumers should stop using the
fluorescent light bases immediately and contact the company to receive a free replacement
For instructions on receiving the
replacement base, contact Action Performance Companies toll-free at (888) 810-4057 between
7 a.m. and 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday.
Consumers also can access the
company's web site at www.goracing.com
or write to:
Action Performance Companies
4707 E. Baseline Road
Phoenix, AZ 85040.
Notice of this product warning was sent via email
to SafeMail subscribers February 8,
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