March 29, 2006
Signals Catalogue Corp. Recall Underground Neon Signs for Burn Hazard
Name of Product: Underground Neon Signs
Units: About 1,200
Distributor: Signals Catalogue Corp., of Hudson, Ohio
Hazard: The AC adaptor used with these signs can overheat, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
Description: The London Underground Neon Wall Sign is made of metal with glass tubing, containing neon gas and includes an AC adaptor. It was sold under item #HB3163, but this is not written on the sign. It is 14.5 inches by 12 inches, and is a licensed product from the London Transport Museum. There is a label attached to back of sign, which reads: “UNDERGROUND®; ©Transport for London; Exclusively designed Underground product, ©TfL registered user no. 04/4088.”
Sold at: Signals Catalogue and online store (www.signals.com) exclusively from June 2005 through February 2006 for about $60.
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled signs immediately. Consumers will receive a prepaid postage mailing box to return the sign for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: For more information, call Signals Customer Service at (800) 669-5225 between 8:30 a.m. and 10 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or write to Signals Catalog, c/o Customer Service HB3163 Product Recall, 5581 Hudson Industrial Parkway, Hudson, Ohio 44236. Consumers also can get more information by going to the firm’s Web site at http://www.signals.com/recall.hzml