Casio Announces Recall of Electronic Keyboards Due to Fire Hazard

Casio Inc., in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, today announced a voluntary recall of Casio Electronic Musical Keyboards Model CTK-710. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. Casio has received five reports of keyboards overheating, including two incidents that resulted in fire.There have been two reports of property damage, in addition to the unit itself. No injuries have been reported. Model CTK-710 from Casio is a 61-key full-size electronic musical keyboard. Keyboards with serial numbers ranging from 7030001 through 7040400 and 7041901 through 7043500 are included in this recall.

The brand and model information are found on the front of the unit above the keyboard and the serial number is found inside the battery compartment located on the underside of the unit. The keyboards manufactured in China were sold between May 2006 and February 2007 for between $70 to $150 in USA. For more information, consumers should call Casio toll-free at (866) 800-4302 between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. ET seven days a week, or visit the firm’s Web site at