|

Off the wall: TV mounts recalled

Consumer Reports News: August 25, 2010 04:19 PM

Milestone AV Technologies is recalling 131,000 wall mounts for flat screen TVs because the components don’t fit together properly and the TV could come tumbling down. The Sanus Vision Mount model LF228-B1 wall mounts and Simplicity model SLF2 were sold from June 2009 through July 2010, the former through independent dealers and the latter through Costco.

The model numbers can be found on the UL sticker on the wall plate. 

Read more and comment

Milestone wants consumers to inspect their wall mounts, following the company’s multi-page instructions. For more information, call the company at (877) 894-6280.

This isn’t the first recall of wall mounts from this company; In January 2009 it pulled back 140,000 INIT models NT-TVM103 and NT-TVM104 units sold through Best Buy because the wall mount could crack. At the time of the recall the company had received 28 reports of incidents.

   

E-mail Newsletters

FREE e-mail Newsletters! Choose from cars, safety, health, and more!
Already signed-up?
Manage your newsletters here too.

Latest From Consumer Reports

WASHING MACHINE REVIEWS
Washer-and-dryer pairs that cleaned up in our tests We've found a number of matching duos that are worth a look.
CAR BUYING ADVICE
Buying a new car? Learn how to get the best loan Don't make the mistake of concentrating only on the monthly payment.
HOLIDAY GIFT IDEAS & GUIDE
Expert picks: Best holiday gift ideas for kidsVideo Get a jump on holiday shopping with these presents for children.
TABLET COMPUTER REVIEWS
Apple iPad Air 2 is thinner, but not much else is new The iPad mini also gets an update, and an older model costs just $249.
COUNTERTOP REVIEWS
10 ways to cut the clutter on your kitchen counter For starters, don’t store things that you rarely use on your counter.
MATTRESS REVIEWS
5 mattresses made with couples in mindVideo Bounce resistance and adjustable firmness are key when shopping for two.

Connect

and safety with
subscribers and fans

Follow us on:

Cars

Cars New Car Price Report
Find out what the dealers don't want you to know! Get dealer pricing information on a new car with the New Car Price Report.

Order Your Report

Mobile

Mobile Get Ratings on the go and compare
while you shop

Learn more