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September 12, 2006

Olympus Expands Product Recall of Film Cameras

Olympus is adding two more models to it's previous recall notice for the same overheating and burn danger due to a faulty circuit affecting the built-in flash. In March of this year, Olympus announced a voluntary recall of the following models: the Infinity Twin, AF-1 Twin, Infinity Zoom 200 series, AZ 200 series, and Quantary Infinity Zoom 222 Olympus-brand 35mm film cameras. Added to this list are the Infinity Zoom 76 and the Promaster Infinity Twin models. The model names can be found on the face of the camera and were sold through major department, electronic/camera stores as well as mail-order retailers between January 1989 and December 1995. Affected consumers should contact Olympus at (800) 480-1247 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or go to www.olympusamerica.com for information on receiving a free repair or, if necessary, replacement.

Posted by covey22 at September 12, 2006 5:41 PM