Canon embarks on copier recall September
2006 — Tokyo (JPN): Canon is to inspect and provide free part
replacements for approximately 1.87 million personal copiers across the
world due to a potential fire risk.Six cases have been reported to the
company since 1992, the most recent of which was reported in July
following a copier catching fire in western Japan.The company expects
the cost of inspecting copiers will reach ¥200 million ($1.7 million). Last month Dell and Apple recalled nearly six million Sony-made notebook computer batterie.