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Russound Recalls AW70V6 Loudspeakers Due to Impact Injury Hazard | News Fission

AW70V6 White

Name of Product:

Russound Loudspeakers Model AW70V6

Hazard:

The front baffle of the speaker can separate from the rear housing, allowing the speaker to fall from its installed location, posing an impact injury hazard to people or property below.

Recall Date:

November 30, 2023

Units:

About 4,600 (In addition, about 600 in Canada)

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves the Russound Model AW70V6 loudspeakers, designed primarily for use with commercial audio systems that use 70V or 100V speaker wiring, but they can also be used in residential applications. All products with the model number AW70V6 are included in this recall.  The speakers have a label attached to the rear of each AW70V6 loudspeaker with “Russound”, the model number, and 70V/100V. The speakers measure 12-1/6 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide by 9-1/2 inches deep and were sold in white or black colors.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately remove the recalled speakers that are mounted at elevated positions. Contact Russound to arrange for a free replacement loudspeaker.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received one report of a recalled loudspeaker falling. The damage was contained to the loudspeaker itself. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Wholesalers who sold them to installation professionals for sale to and installation for consumers from March 2017 through March 2023, and sold online at Crutchfield.com for between $400 and $600 per pair.

Importer(s):

Russound/FMP Inc., of Portsmouth, New Hampshire

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risk of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product-related incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of injuries associated with consumer products over the past 50 years.

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