Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

FutureMoneyFate.comFutureMoneyFate.com

Business News

More than 15 million Toshiba laptop adapters recalled due to fire hazards

The firm formerly known as Toshiba is recalling 15.5 million AC laptop adapters due to the potential for burn and fire risks.

The firm, now called Dynabook, said it had received 679 reports of the affected adapters overheating, catching fire, melting, or burning over a period stretching back more than a decade. This includes 43 reports of minor burn injuries.

Recalled Toshiba AC adapter.U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

The recalled products have date codes between April 2008 through December 2012 and were sold between April 2008 and April 2014.

The affected adapters were included in the purchase of Toshiba laptops and also sold separately.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled AC adapters and contact Dynabook Americas for a free replacement, according to a notice on the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s website.

This post appeared first on NBC NEWS

You May Also Like

Stock News

In this episode of StockCharts TV‘s The Final Bar, Tony Dwyer of Canaccord Genuity talks Fed policy, corporate bond spreads, and why the level of interest...

Stock News

SPX Monitoring Purposes: Long SPX 8/9/23 at 4467.71. Long SPX on 2/6/23 at 4110.98: Sold 6/16/23 at 4409.59 = gain of 7.26%. Gain since...

World News

The vote in Ohio this week significantly set back Republican efforts to restrict abortion rights, no question. Voters strongly rejected Issue 1, which would...

Investing News

Lithium demand is expected to increase significantly in the coming decades as the world turns to greener sources of energy to meet its net-zero...