AutoZone Recalls Booster Cables Due to Electrical Hazards For Immediate Release December 13, 2007 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 230-9786 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 Firm's Media Contact: (901) 495-7962 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. Name of Product: Valucraft Booster Cables Units: About 140,000 Manufacturer: AutoZone Parts Inc., of Memphis, Tenn. Hazard: The booster cables clamps were assembled incorrectly resulting in reverse polarity. This poses an electrical shock and explosion hazard to consumers. Incidents/Injuries: AutoZone has received reports of four incidents of reverse polarity that resulted in minor property damage. Description: This recall involves the Valucraft eight gauge and ten gauge booster cables. The cables are orange and have "8GA" or "10GA" printed on them. Sold at: AutoZone stores nationwide and on its website from June 2007 through October 2007 for between $12 and $20. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should stop using the booster cables immediately and return them to any AutoZone store for a full refund or a free replacement. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact AutoZone at (800) 230-9786 anytime, or visit the firm's Web site at www.autozone.com.