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Dick Smith issues recall for portable DVD players which may catch fire

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dicksmithrecallDick Smith has issued an urgent recall for four of its Dick Smith-branded portable DVD players sold in Australian and New Zealand because they pose a fire risk.

The players sold between November 2009 and July 2012 were found to have a problem with the internal lithium ion rechargeable battery which could overheat and catch fire.

The affected units are the 7-inch portable D6200, the 7-inch dual screen D6201, the 9-inch dual screen D6203 and the 7-inch portable GE4203.

 The model number of these devices can be found on the rear or base of the unit.

Dick Smith has issued the recall as a precaution after external testing found the potential problems.

The affected Dick Smith DVD players which have been recalled

Customers who own one of the units in the recall are asked to stop using the product and return it to a Dick Smith store for a full refund.

If Australia customers require further information they can call Dick Smith Customer Service number on 1300 366 644.

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