Millions of Toshiba laptop adapters recalled for fire and burn hazards

  • Source: WHTM-TV ABC 27 Harrisburg
  • Published: 02/21/2024 12:00 AM

Approximately 15.5 million Toshiba laptop AC adapters have been recalled by Dynabook Americas due to fire and burn hazards, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. According to the commission, the recalled adapters can overheat and spark, posing burn and fire hazards to consumers. The recalled AC adapters were sold both on their own and with Toshiba brand personal laptop computers. They can be identified by their date codes which range from April 2008 through December 2012, which are formatted in either a year month, date format (i.e., April 2008 is 0804, or a year week, date format, i.e. week 15 of 2008 is 0815). The adapters are black and the model numbers and serial numbers and date codes are printed on the AC adapter rating label.


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