Hewlett-Packard Recalls Notebook Computer AC Power Cords Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

August 26, 2014
Recall#: RA-41203 Recall#: 14-262

Toronto,

Recall Information
Hewlett-Packard recalls Notebook Computer AC Power Cords

The AC power cord can overheat, posing a potential fire and burn hazard.

Hewlett-Packard has received 29 reports of power cords overheating and melting or charring resulting in two claims of minor burn and 13 claims of minor property damage in the United States.  HP has received one confirmed report and one unconfirmed report of power cord overheating and melting or charring from Canada, with the confirmed report including a claim of minor property damage.

Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these power cords.

Health Canada (HC)
http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2014/41203r-eng.php

 

Recall Information
Hewlett-Packard Recalls Notebook Computer AC Power Cords Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

This recall involves Hewlett-Packard’s LS-15 AC power cord. The power cords were distributed with HP and Compaq notebook and mini notebook computers and with AC adapter-powered accessories such as docking stations. The power cords are black in color and have an “LS-15” molded mark on the AC adapter end of the power cord.

Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Hewlett-Packard-Recalls-Notebook-Computer-AC-Power-Cords/

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