Recall Information

Oregon Scientific has been working with the Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) on a voluntary recall of some of its weather radios. To get additional information please click on one of the links below.
Press Release

CPSC PRESS RELEASE ON THE RECALL

News from CPSC

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, D.C. 20207

For Immediate Release
Firm’s Recall Hotline: 1-(800) 203-4921
August 29, 2007
CPSC Recall Hotline: 1-(800) 638-2772
Release #07-FOR CLEARANCE
CPSC Media Contact: 1-(301) 504-7908

Weather Radios Recalled by Oregon Scientific Due to Failure to Receive National Weather Service Alerts


WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. (To access color photos of the following recalled products, see CPSC’s Web site at http://www.cpsc.gov/.)

Name of Product: Oregon Scientific Weather Radios
Units: About 66,000
Manufacturer: Oregon Scientific, Inc., of Tualatin, Oregon
Hazard: The radios could fail to receive National Weather Service alert signals in certain areas of the country. In the event of severe weather, this failure could put a consumer’s life and property at risk.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: This recall involves the following Weather Radios and Weather Stations.

NAME MODEL
All Hazards Portable Weather Alert Radio WR103NX
Portable Public Alert Radio WR108
Public Alert Weather Station WRB308
John Deere Public Alert Weather Station WRB308J


No other models are included in this recall.
Sold at: Retail stores nationwide, including some electronics and sporting goods stores, online retailers and in catalogs from December 2005 through June 2007 for between $30 and $150.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should not rely on the recalled weather radios to receive emergency information. Consumers should contact Oregon Scientific for instructions on returning the radio to receive a free replacement.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Oregon Scientific at 1-(800) 203-4921, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PST, Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at us.oregonscientific.com.

To be contacted by our Customer Service Department about returning your NOAA weather radio, please click on the "Product Inquiries" link below.

Product Information/Inquires

IDENTIFICATION

To determine whether your product is affected please refer to the model number on the back casing (see below image):

WR103NX
WR108
WRB308

PRODUCT ISSUE

The affected products' SAME code programming for weather warnings or alerts may not activate in some affected counties. Consumers are urged to check the model numbers of their weather radio units to ensure theirs are not affected by this recall.

Contact Oregon Scientific

If your product could be affected by this recall, please fill out the form at the link below.

Contact Information and Form

Please fill out the form below to notify us that you wish to return your product. Our Customer Service department will respond to requests in the order that they are received to arrange a return of your product.

The following model numbers are modified products that were affected by the recall:

WR103NX
WR108
WRB308
WRB308J

For more information on how to look for the model number and to verify if your radio is affected, please click on this link: http://us.oregonscientific.com/about/recall_product.asp

NO EXCHANGES WILL BE ISSUED, IF THE RADIO RETURNED IS NOT AFFECTED BY THE RECALL.


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