Recall: Yamaha AC Power Adaptors
On 2007-11-08, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Yamaha AC Power Adaptors due to a potential electric shock hazard. This product sold new beginning in July 2006 for about $20.00.
About 50,000 units are involved in this Yamaha power adaptor recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Musical Instruments category in 2007.
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What is the problem?
The housing of the power adaptor can separate, posing an electric shock hazard to consumers.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves the Yamaha PA-3C power adaptor with a date code of 0624. The adaptor is used with Yamaha keyboards and digital drum sets. The model number is written in white print on the front of the plug of the adaptor and the date code is etched into the plastic at the bottom of the plug panel. The adaptor can be purchased as part of a set or separately.
These items were sold new+ at Musical instrument retailers nationwide from July 2006 through September 2007 for about $20.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should stop using the recalled power adaptor immediately and contact Yamaha to return the power adaptor and obtain a free replacement.
For more information, contact Yamaha Corporation of America toll-free at (866)509-0320 Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT, or visit the firm's Web site at www.yamaha.com/warranty_safety.asp
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Yamaha has received five reports of units separating. 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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