NC-based Lenovo recalls power cords due to fire, burn hazards

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Lenovo has recalled thousands of AC power cords due to fire and burn hazards.

This recall involves Lenovo’s LS-15 AC power cord manufactured from February 2011 to December 2011.

The power cords were distributed with IdeaPad brand B-, G-, S-, U-, V- and Z-series laptop computers and Lenovo brand B-, G- and V-series laptop computers.

Approximately 500,000 power cords in the U.S. and 44,000 in Canada have been recalled.

Lenovo has received reports of 15 incidents involving overheating, sparking, melting and burning. No incidents have been reported in the U.S. or Canada and no injuries have been reported.

Lenovo Inc. is headquartered in Morrisville, N.C., and Beijing, China.

 

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