Recall: AC Adapters sold with Network Hard Disk Drives
On 2007-08-23, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding AC Adapters sold with Network Hard Disk Drives due to a potential fire & burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in December 2004 for about $300.00 to $400.00.
About 700 units are involved in this I-O Data Device ac adapter recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Network, Internet & Related category in 2007.
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What is the problem?
The AC adapters can overheat or melt, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves all AC adapters with model number IO-ACADP1510UL. The model number can be found on the AC adapter. The AC adapters were sold with I-O Data; network hard disk drives model number UHDL-160U or UHDL-300U. The model number for the network hard disk drive is located on a label at the base of the console.
These items were sold new+ at I-O Data Device USA's Web site, telesales, distributors, and select retailers nationwide from December 2004 through February 2007. The network hard disk drives with adapters were sold for between $300 and $400.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should stop using the recalled adapters immediately and contact Kaga Electronics USA for a free replacement.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
I-O Data Device USA has received three reports of the adapters overheating and deforming or melting. No injuries have been reported.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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