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November 21, 2003

CPSC, Planet 3 Announce Recall of Television Stands Sold at Circuit City

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Television Stands sold at Circuit City

Units: 3,500

Manufacturer: Planet 3, of Deerfield, Ill.

Hazard: The television stand can tip over when a television is placed on it, possibly causing injuries to nearby consumers or death to young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: These are "Cherry Bentwood" model television stands. The three-tier stands are made from mahogany wood and have curved glass ends. They are 30 inches high and 45 inches wide, and sold for use with televisions up to 36 inches in diameter. Model number PTT 22018 is written on the packaging and instructions. There is no writing on the stands themselves.

Sold At: Circuit City stores nationwide from July 2003 through September 2003 for about $250.

Manufactured In: China.

Remedy: Consumers should remove televisions from these stands immediately and return the stands to Circuit City for a refund.

Consumer Contact: Contact Planet 3 toll-free at (888) 616-5700 between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m CT Monday through Friday.

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