3M Recalls 395,000 Scotch Thermal Laminators That Pose a Burn Hazard to Consumers

The plastic enclosure on the affected laminators can overheat

3M Recalls 395,000 Scotch Thermal Laminators That Pose a Burn Hazard to Consumers
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April 3, 2018

3M has issued a recall for 395,000 Scotch thermal laminators. The plastic enclosure on the affected laminators can overheat, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

Recall Details

The recalled Scotch thermal laminators are white with teal accents. They are used to laminate documents such as artwork and photos.

The laminators have Scotch printed on the front. They measure 14 inches by 3.8 inches by 2.75 inches. The model number TL901C is printed on a sticker on the bottom of the laminator. Only laminators with this model number and teal accents are included in this recall.

Where and when were they sold?

The defective Scotch thermal laminators were sold at J.A. Riollano and Sam's Club stores in Puerto Rico and online through Amazon from July 2015 through March 2018.

3M says that it has received 10 reports of these laminators overheating and causing deformation of the bottom of the plastic enclosures. No injuries related to this recall have been reported, to date.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled laminators and contact 3M at (800) 772-4337 for a full refund.