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Durabrand DVD Players Recalled By Wal-Mart

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Wal-Mart Stores, in conjunction with the CPSC, announced a voluntary recall of 4.2 million Durabrand DVD Players because they can overheat, posing a fire and burn hazard.

On August 20, 1.5 million silver Durabrand DVD Players were recalled.

To this date, there have been 14 reports of the recalled DVDs overheating, seven of which resulted in fires that caused property damage.

The recalled DVDs were sold in pink, purple and silver. The following UPC codes and model numbers are involved in the recall:

Silver: UPC 1799901002, Model No. 1002

Pink: UPC 1799934100, Model No. 1002 PINK

Purple: UPC 1799932100, Model No. 1002 PUR

Consumers should stop using the recalled DVDs and return it to the nearest Wal-Mart for a refund.

Consumer Information: Contact Wal-Mart Stores at (800) 925-6278 between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit www.walmartstores.com