06/03/2010 // West Palm Beach, FL, USA // Tara Monks // Tara Monks
Washington, DC – On Wednesday, June 2, 2010, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and VOX Amplification of Melville, NY announced a voluntary recall of Night Train Amplifier Carrying Cases citing injury risks. The CPSC press release states that consumers should stop using the recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
The hazard is described as a fall risk. The clasp on the shoulder strap is defective and poses the risk of failing, causing the amplifier to fall and create injury risks to consumers.
The firm has received two reports of clasps failing, but no injury reports. The bags were manufactured in Vietnam.
The recall is for the nylon carrying case that was sold with Night Train guitar amplifiers. Approximately 4,200 units are subject to the recall. The black carrying cases were made with metal clasps and nylon arm straps. The company name, “VOX” is printed on the front pocket of the carrying case. The cases were sold with amplifiers with the model number NT15H. The model numbers are on the rear panel of the amplifiers. The cases were sold at music instrument stores nationwide and online from April 2009 to April 201. The amplifiers retailed for approximately $700.
Consumers are advised to immediately remove the strap from the case. VOX Amplification recommends contacting them for a free replacement strap with a new clasp.
The company can be contacted at (800) 645-3188 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., ET Monday through Friday. One can also visit VOX’s website at www.voxamps.com, or write to VOX Amplification at 316 South Service Road, Melville, NY 11747.
Phone: (866) 598-1315