Safety Alert Number 0911294


Wal-Mart Announces Recall Expansion of Durabrand
DVD Players Due to Fire Hazard
Release # 09-335
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 925-6278
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
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: Durabrand DVD Players. (The August 20 recall of the silver Durabrand DVD player has been expanded to
include the pink and purple-colored versions of the same DVD player. )
Units: About 4.2 million (1.5 million were previously announced)
Importer: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. , of Bentonville, Ark. Hazard: The DVD player's circuit board can overheat, posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers. Incidents/Injuries: Wal-Mart has received 14 reports of DVD players overheating, seven of which have resulted in fires that
caused property damage. No injuries have been reported. Description: This recall involves a single DVD player with a remote control. The device was sold in three colors-silver, pink
and purple and has a U-shaped opening at the top to insert the DVD. The DVD players were sold under the following UPC
codes and model numbers:
Silver: UPC 1799901002, Model No. 1002
Pink: UPC 1799934100, Model No. 1002 PINK
Purple: UPC 1799932100, Model No. 1002 PUR
Sold exclusively at: Wal-Mart stores nationwide from January 2006 through July 2009 for about $29. Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the product and return it to the nearest Wal-Mart for a full refund. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Wal-Mart Stores at (800) 925-6278 between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. CT
Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.walmartstores.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/prhtml09/09335.html