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Recall Corner: Irritating Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Digital Cameras

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Digital Cameras

Canon is shooting a selfie in Recall Corner. The camera company is recalling, for repair, its PowerShot SX50 HS Digital Cameras. According to the US CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission), consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. It describes the hazard: A chemical used in the rubber part of the viewfinders on the camera can cause skin or eye irritation or an allergic reaction to the user. The company has apparently Canon has received one report of itching and two reports of eye redness and pain. The Japanese manufactured camera has been on sale in the US between October 2013 and January 2014 for about $430. Read the full CPSC post » Previous Recall Corner entries »

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