TORONTO, April 30 /CNW/ - Comarco Inc. has announced a voluntary recall and replacement of Targus-branded universal power adapters for laptops.
Although Comarco Inc. has not received any reports of injuries caused by the Targus-branded power adapters, as a result of poor electrical contact, the connector tips can heat and degrade The connector tips would be hot to the touch. In some instances, the connector tips become hot enough to melt or char the plastic encasing the connector.
Consumers should stop using the adapter and contact Comarco using the website or toll free telephone number below. Consumers will be able to return the affected units to Comarco, and receive a free replacement unit.
The recall affects certain Targus-branded universal power adapters for laptops, that were sold at Wal-Mart Canada Corp. from August 2009 through March 10, 2010. Only the following model numbers are affected: APA23US-02, APA23US-03, APA23US-04, APA63US-03, APA63US-04, APM62US-03 and APM62US-04. The model number (the SKU #) can be found on the underside of the adapter unit.
Approximately 3776 units of the recalled power adaptors were sold in Canada.
For additional information, visit Comarco's website for this recall, at www.regcen.com/comarco (available 24/7) or call toll-free 877 781 5186, between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m., Central Time, Monday through Friday. Please have your adapter available when using the website or toll free number, to provide the model and serial numbers to confirm your unit is affected.
To view photographs of the recalled power adaptors please visit the following link: http://files.newswire.ca/272/recall.doc
SOURCE COMARCO INC.
For further information: For further information: visit www.regcen.com/comarco (available 24/7) or call toll-free (877) 781-5186, between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m., Central Time, Monday through Friday