Bose speakers recalled due to injury hazard

Source: CPSC.

Bose has issued a safety recall for more than 70,000 of its speakers due to an injury hazard.

Name of product: Professional use flush and surface mount loudspeakers

Hazard: The loudspeaker’s mounting components can break causing the speakers to dislodge and fall from its installed location, posing an injury hazard.

Remedy: Replace/Repair

Recall date: July 10, 2019
Units: About 77,500

Remedy: Stop using the recalled loudspeakers immediately and contact Bose for instructions on receiving a free replacement or free safety cables. Bose is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received nine reports in the U.S. of speakers dislodging or falling from their installed locations, including one report of minor injuries.

Sold At: Authorized Bose distributors nationwide.  EdgeMax models were sold between August 2017 and January 2019 for about $400.  FreeSpace DS 16 models were sold between February 2002 and January 2019 for between $65 and $95.  FreeSpace DS 40 models were sold between May 2010 and August 2018 for between $120 and $180.  FreeSpace DS 100 models were sold between January 2006 and January 2019 for between $160 and $250.   FreeSpace 3 models were sold between January 2002 and January 2019 for between $100 and $215.

Source: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

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