Canon Recalls Camera over Allergen in Rubber Viewfinder

By: WSAW Staff Email
By: WSAW Staff Email

About 14,000 Canon digital cameras are being recalled after reports the rubber on the viewfinder can cause skin and eye irritation.

The PowerShot SX50 HS is a black compact digital camera. The words “PowerShot SX50 HS” are printed on the top of the camera. The affected cameras have serial numbers beginning with “69”, “70” or “71” and have “1” as the sixth digit of the serial number. The serial number is on the side or bottom of the camera housing.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled cameras and contact Canon to arrange a free repair.

The cameras were sold at OfficeMax, Sam’s Club, Staples, Target and Walmart and on various websites including Amazon.com, Best Buy.com and BHPhotoVideo.com from October 2013 through January 2014 for about $430.

For more information on the repair process contact Canon at (855) 226-3277.

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