Consumer product recall

Audiovisual Carts by Luxor Workspaces Recalled due to Tip-over Hazard

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Summary

Product
Audiovisual Carts by Luxor Workspaces LLC
Issue
Consumer products - Tip-over hazard
What to do

Immediately stop using the recalled audiovisual carts and contact Luxor Workspaces LLC for a free repair kit.

Affected products

This recall involves 3-Shelves Structural Foam Plastic audiovisual carts by Luxor Workspace LLC.

The following audiovisual cart models are included in this recall:
Description Model
Metal audiovisual cart W42-ARE
Metal audiovisual cart, sold under brand name “Luxor,” “Luxor H. Wilson” or “Line Leader” AVJ42 and SS-AVJ42
Heavy duty plastic, sold under brand name “Luxor” LP-DUO
Plastic audiovisual cart, sold under the brand name “H. Wilson Tuffy Cart” WT42

Issue

The audiovisual carts can become unstable when loaded with heavy objects such as heavy cathode-ray tube televisions (CRT TVs). Attempts by children to climb these audiovisual carts when loaded with CRT TVs may pose a tip-over hazard.

As of April 12, 2023, the company has received no reports of tip-overs or injuries in Canada. In the United States, between 2006 and 2016, the company received reports of three children who died and one who was seriously injured after climbing carts loaded with CRT TVs. The children were not directly supervised at the time. No adults have been injured.

What you should do

Consumers should stop using the recalled audiovisual carts and contact Luxor for a free repair kit.

For more information, Consumers may contact Luxor Workspaces at 1-800-323-4656 from 8:30 AM to 4:45 PM central time zone, Mondays through Fridays, or online at luxorworkspaces.com/recall or luxorworkspaces.com and click on “IMPORTANT RECALL INFORMATION” at the top of the webpage for more information.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission and Luxor Workspaces LLC.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold, or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.

Additional information

Background

Number Sold

The company reported that approximately 4,150 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and approximately 84,700 were sold in the United States.

Time Period Sold

The affected products were sold since the early 1980’s to April 2023.

Place of Origin

Manufactured in United States.

Details
Original published date:
Alert / recall type
Consumer product recall
Category
Consumer products - Electronics - Audio visual and photography
Companies

Manufacturer

Luxor Workspaces LLC

Waukegan, Illinois

United States 

Published by
Health Canada
Audience
General public
Identification number
RA-73465