Safety Alert Number 0708071


Release #07-278
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 347-8667
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
Clarion Expands Recall of Vehicle Navigation and Entertainment System Batteries Due to Burn and
Fire Hazards


WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the
firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers
should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.


Name of Product: N.I.C.E. P200 Navigation and Entertainment Systems
Units: About 1,500 additional units (about 2,500 were recalled in December 2006)
Distributor: Clarion Corp. of America, of Cypress, Calif.
Manufacturer: Kiryung Electronics of Seoul, South Korea


Hazard: The lithium-ion batteries in these units can melt or overheat posing burn and fire hazards to
consumers.


Incidents/Injuries: Clarion has received 15 reports of the units melting or overheating. No injuries
have been reported.


Description: The N.I.C.E. P200 is a black portable navigation and entertainment device that can be
attached to a vehicle's windshield. The device has a 4-inch touch screen LCD monitor and contains one
lithium battery. "Clarion" and "N.I.C.E. P200" are printed on the device. "Clarion NAVBATTERY" is
printed on the battery. The recall includes any N.I.C.E. P200 in which batteries were previously re-
placed.


Sold at: Car audio and mobile electronics stores nationwide from May 2006 through August 2007 for a
suggested retail price of $800.


Manufactured in: South Korea


Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled batteries immediately and contact Clarion Corp. for
a full refund, information on returning the product, and a postage paid envelope to return the product.
Consumer Contact: For more information, contact Clarion Corp. at (800) 347-8667 Monday through
Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT, email parts@clarion.com, or visit the firm's Web site at
www.clarion.com


To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to:
http://www.cpsc.gov/CPSCPUB/PREREL/prhtml07/07278.html