LG Electronics Recalls Free-Standing 86-Inch Smart Televisions and Stands Due to Serious Tip-Over and Entrapment Hazards (Recall Alert)

  • Recalled LG Electronics 86-inch Smart TV and stands showing model and serial number location

Name of Product:

LG 86-inch smart televisions and stands

Hazard:

The TV can become unstable while on the assembled stand, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in injuries or death to children and others.

Recall Date:

January 12, 2023

Units:

About 52,000 (In addition, about 1,800 were sold in Canada and about 2,900 were sold in Mexico)

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves four LG Electronics 86-inch smart TV models with model numbers 86UQ8000AUB, 86UQ7070ZUD, 86UQ7590PUD, and 86NANO75UQA. The TVs (not including the stands) are 86-inches diagonally, 43.5-inches high, 76-inches wide, and 2.4-inches deep. They weigh approximately 100 pounds. The serial number of the recalled product begins with 202RM, 203RM, 204RM, 205RM, 206RM, 207RM, or 208RM and is located at the bottom right of the back of the TV, along with the model number. Consumers can also check the serial number by pressing the mute button, three times rapidly, on the original LG remote control provided with their TV.

 

Remedy:

Consumers using the TV’s supporting stand legs should immediately detach it and place the television in a safe location away from children. Contact LG Electronics for instructions on how to inspect the unit and to obtain replacement screws and stand parts, including help from a technician for a free repair. Consumers who wall-mounted their TVs do not need to stop using their TVs.

Incidents/Injuries:

LG Electronics has received 22 reports of TV stand instability, resulting in 12 reports of tip-overs. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Walmart, Best Buy, Costco and other stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, Walmart.com, Bestbuy.com and Costco.com from March 2022 through September 2022 for between $1,100 and $1,900.

Manufacturer(s):

LG Electronics Reynosa, S.A. de C.V., of Reynosa, Mexico

Importer(s):

LG Electronics U.S.A. Inc., of Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

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Critical laptop program has long gone down much more than 50 instances due to the fact launching in Spokane, VA confirms

WASHINGTON – An digital overall health record program becoming piloted at Spokane’s VA medical center and other websites in the Inland Northwest has been partly or absolutely unusable at minimum 50 situations due to the fact its start in 2020, the Section of Veterans Affairs confirmed.

The personal computer technique, which wellbeing care personnel rely on to keep track of individual facts and coordinate treatment, observed a overall of 42 “unplanned degradations” and eight “unplanned outages” concerning its start in 2020 and April 20, 2022, VA spokesman Randal Noller mentioned in an emailed response to thoughts from The Spokesman-Overview. Two far more outages occurred April 25 and 26, VA officials advised a congressional panel at the time, for a whole of 52 incidents.

The method, which launched at Spokane’s Mann-Grandstaff VA Healthcare Middle in October 2020, is currently being created underneath a $10 billion deal awarded to Cerner Company in 2018, with no the aggressive bidding procedure that applies to most federal contracts of that dimension. The VA Workplace of Inspector Common has estimated the planned 10-year effort and hard work, which is powering schedule, will charge as considerably as $21 billion and a different $2 billion for every single extra 12 months it requires to end.

In the email, Noller emphasised that most of the incidents had been not “large-scale outages,” this sort of as 1 in early April that impacted VA as properly as the Division of Defense and the Coastline Guard, which also use the Cerner method. Numerous of the “degradations of assistance,” he stated, influenced only some of the end users at Mann-Grandstaff and its affiliated clinics in Spokane, Coeur d’Alene, Sandpoint, Wenatchee and Libby, Montana.

Following several delays prompted by challenges in the Inland Northwest that threatened individual safety and still left health care workers fatigued and demoralized, VA released the Cerner process at services in Walla Walla on March 26 and in Columbus, Ohio, on April 30. The rest of the nation’s more than 1,200 VA facilities continue to use an more mature program, recognized as VistA, which remains well-liked among health care providers.

“No subject the sort or dimension of incident, VA and Cerner make use of an in depth incident management protocol to ensure end users can go on to supply swift, safe and sound and helpful treatment,” Noller reported in the electronic mail.

When the technique goes down, the afflicted VA staff members are pressured to use “downtime strategies,” which involve recording all facts with pen and paper and moving into it into the procedure as soon as it is restored.

The section experienced acknowledged numerous outages in latest months immediately after they ended up reported by The Spokesman-Evaluation and other news outlets, but experienced not previously discovered the full quantity of instances the process has gone down. VA did not solution a concern about the total total of downtime that has transpired and did not right away reply to abide by-up questions.

In an trade with Sen. Patty Murray,

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