WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the manufacturers named below, today announced voluntary recalls of the following consumer products. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of product: AC power adapters for Psion Teklogix notebook computers
Distributor: Psion Teklogix Corp., a subsidiary of Psion Teklogix Inc., of Ontario, Canada
Hazard: The adapters can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: Psion Teklogix has received nine reports of overheating, though no injuries have been reported.
Description: The recalled AC power adapters are used with Psion Teklogix netpad®, netBook™, and NETBOOK PRO™ notebook computers. The recalled adapters have a label on the back of the unit which include the name “Sunpower (UK) Ltd,” the part number 9NA0180300, and date code “D/C: 034810.”
Sold to: Psion Teklogix corporate customers and through mobile computing products distributors nationwide between December 2003 and October 2004 for about $45.
Manufactured in: China.
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the adapters immediately and contact Psion Teklogix to receive a free replacement unit.
Consumer Contact : Call Psion Teklogix Corp. at (800) 387-8898 between 4 a.m. and 11 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or e-mail the company at email@example.com
to receive the free replacement unit. For additional information, consumers can view the adapter recall at www.psionteklogix.com