Hewlett-Packard Recalls Notebook Computer AC Power Cords

Published 09/03 2014 07:06AM

Updated 09/03 2014 07:10AM

Hewlett-Packard Recalls about 5.5 million Notebook Computer AC Power Cords.

The AC power cord can overheat, posing a potential fire and burn hazard.

This recall involves Hewlett-Packard's LS-15 AC power cord. The power cords were distributed with HP and Compaq notebook and mini notebook computers and with AC adapter-powered accessories such as docking stations. The power cords are black in color and have an "LS-15" molded mark on the AC adapter end of the power cord.

Notebook and mini notebook computers and accessories were sold with the AC power cords at computer and electronics stores, authorized dealers and online at www.hp.com  worldwide from September 2010 through June 2012 for about $500 to $1500.

Customers should immediately stop using and unplug the recalled power cords and contact Hewlett-Packard to order a free replacement. Consumers can continue to use the computer on battery power.

Consumer Contact: Hewlett-Packard toll-free at (877) 219-6676 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or online at www.hp.com  and select "Recalls" at the bottom of the page, then select Power Cord Recall.

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