Updated recall: Toshiba AC Adapters Sold with Portable DVD Players
On 2010-10-15, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published an updated recall regarding Toshiba AC Adapters Sold with Portable DVD Players due to a potential burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2005 for about $200.00 to $230.00. It was originally recalled on 2007-10-09.
Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 6 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (877) 290-6064
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What is the problem?
The AC adapters can fail, causing the portable DVD player to overheat, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves the AC adapter sold with the Toshiba portable DVD player Model SD-P1600. "Toshiba" and ADPV16 can be found on the side of the adapter. "Toshiba", Model SD-P1600, and the serial number can be found on a rating label on the bottom of the cabinet for the DVD player.
These items were sold new+ at Consumer electronics stores nationwide from January 2005 through April 2006 for between $200 and $230.
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 AC adapters immediately and contact Toshiba Customer Solutions for a replacement adapter.
For additional information, contact Toshiba Customer Solutions toll-free at (877) 290-6064 between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at http://www.csd.toshiba.com/cgi-bin/tais/support/jsp/navShell.jsp?cf=Consumer_Notices
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Toshiba has received two reports of minor damage to the bottom of the DVD player. 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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