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Battery Packs Sold with Disney(r)-Brand DVD Players

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: Battery Packs Sold with Disney(r)-Brand DVD Players

Units: About 102,000

Battery Manufacturer: McNair Technology Co. Ltd., of China, and Unitech Battery Ltd., of China

Distributor: Memcorp Inc., of Weston, Fla.

Hazard: The battery packs sold with these DVD players can overheat and possibly burst when recharging, posing a risk of burns.

Incidents/Injuries: Memcorp has received 17 reports of batteries overheating, including three reports of minor skin irritations and three reports of minor property damage.

Description and Models: The recalled product is the battery packs sold with Disney(r)-brand personal DVD players. The DVD players are about 6.5-inches by 5.5-inches with a 3-inch screen display. They were sold in five styles with a corresponding model number. The model number is written on the back of the unit, under the viewing stand and below the Disney(r) brand name.

    DVD Style   Model Number
  • Princess   DP3500-PRN
  • Fairy Flowers  DP3500-FLR
  • Mickey Classic   DP3500-MC
  • Mickey Mouse   DP3500-MKY
  • Power Rangers   DP3500-POW

Manufactured in: China

Sold at: Discount and electronics stores nationwide, and at Disney theme parks and through the Disney catalog from April 2005 through March 2006 for between $70 and $130.

Remedy: Consumers should stop using the battery pack supplied with these DVD players immediately and contact Memcorp for a replacement rechargeable battery pack.

Consumer Contact: For more information, call Memcorp's customer service department at (800) 326-0315 between 8:30 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday or visit Memcorp's Website.

To see a picture of the recalled product(s) visit the CPSC's web site.

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