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Old 09-07-06, 08:06 PM   #1
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Default Recall for Lexar JumpDrives

NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 6, 2006
Release #06-205
Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 248-2798
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

Lexar JumpDrive(r) Computer Storage Devices Recalled for Burn Hazard,
Certain Models Involved

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.

Name of Product: Lexar JumpDrive(r) FireFly and 1GB Secure II

Units: About 66,000

Manufacturer: Lexar Media Inc., of Fremont, Calif.

Hazard: The recalled JumpDrives(r) FireFly and Secure II products could overheat, posing a risk of burns to consumers and property damage.

Incidents/Injuries: No incidents or injuries have been reported.

Description and Models: The recalled drives are high speed flash drives used to store, transfer and carry data from one computer to another.

This recall only includes Lexar JumpDrive(r) FireFly which is sold in various colors, and Lexar JumpDrive(r) Secure II 1GB which has a metallic silver housing. "Lexar" is embossed on the front of the plastic housing and the capacity is marked on the back. The part number is located on the FireFly's packaging, and on the back of the Secure II 1GB drive.

JumpDrive(r) FireFly
Capacity Part Number
256MB (red) JDFF256-431RU
JDFF256-264
JDFF256-445RU
512MB (lime green) JDFF512-431EM
1GB (blue) JDFF1GB-431TO
2GB (black) JDFF2GB-431BK

JumpDrive(r) Secure II 1GB
Part Number
JDSE1GB-00-500 Rev H and 3052-1GBA-2006
3052-1GBA-210
3052-1GBA-1906
3052-1GBA-1806

Sold at: The recalled JumpDrive(r) Firefly drives were sold at discount department, office supply, and electronics stores, and by Web retailers, including www.lexar.com, between April and May 2006 for between $30 and $110. The recalled JumpDrive(r) Secure II 1GB drive was sold exclusively at Fry's Electronics in May 2006 for about $80.

Manufactured In: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled
JumpDrive(r) Firefly and Secure II devices and contact Lexar to receive a free replacement product.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Lexar at (800)248-2798 anytime, or visit the firm's Web site at www.lexar.com

To view this recall online, please visit our website at:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml06/06205.html
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