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Targus All-in-One Universal International Travel Plug Adapters

Description: Originally issued June 8, 2004Revised September 9, 2005 Release #04-152 Firm's Contact Number: (877) 482-7487 CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Note: Phone Number Change. CPSC, Targus Announce Recall of International Plug Adapters WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of product: Universal All-in-One Plug Adapters Units: 34,000Manufacturer: Ahoku Electronics Co., of Taipei, TaiwanDistributor: Targus Group International Inc., of Anaheim, Calif.Hazard: The adapters may have an electrical wiring problem, posing a shock and fire hazard to consumers. Incidents/Injuries: Targus has not received any reports of incidents. This recall is being conducted to prevent the possibility of injuries.Description: The recall involves 110/220 volt All-in-One Universal Travel Adapters. The black adapter unit provides four different types of power connection based on the different electrical outlets worldwide. The recalled adapters have the brand name "Targus" printed on the front. On the side of the adapter is a switch to allow the user to select one of the three country settings: "USA/Aust/N.Z." or "Europe" or "U.K." Sold at: Retail stores nationwide and the Targus online store sold the adapters between November 2002 and May 2004 for about $20.Manufactured in: TaiwanRemedy: Consumers should stop using the adapters immediately and contact Targus to receive a full refund.Consumer Contact: Consumer should call Targus at (877) 482-7487 (877-4-TARGUS), between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or log on to the company's Web site at www.targus.com/recal [Source]

Targus All-in-One Universal International Travel Plug Adapters Recall Information

Country of OriginTaiwan
Recall Date06/08/2004
Recall ID2629
Recall Number04152
Product TypeAdapter/Power Supply/Charger/Battery
HazardElectrocution/Electric Shock
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