Panasonic Recalls Bulk Flat Screen Televisions Due to Tip-Over Hazard
Consumers using the swivel stand should immediately remove it and contact Panasonic for a free repair kit.
Panasonic has recalled 55-inch, LED/LCD flat screen televisions with a tabletop swivel stand intended for use in hotels, government buildings and schools. The units are black and “Panasonic” is printed on the front. The recalled units' model number is TH055LRU50.
The swivel stand is a glossy black color and measures 50.5 inches long by 32 inches tall by 11.1 inches deep. There is a label on the front underside of the base as well as a number etched into the metal.
Consumers using the swivel stand should immediately detach it, place the television in a safe location away from children and contact Panasonic for a free repair kit.
The television and swivel stands were sold to hotels, government buildings and schools from July 2012 through March 2014 for about $1,825 for the television and the swivel stand.