Hardware OEM Lenovo is recalling over 500,000 power cords due to over a dozen reports of "overheating, sparking, melting and burning."
No injuries have been reported.
According to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission the following products are affected:
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. The recalled power cords are black in color and have the "LS-15" molded mark on the AC adapter end. The manufacture date code in the format REV: 00 YYMM is on a label attached to the cord.
Lenovo has details of the affected systems on its website, along with a form for affected owners to get a replacement cord.
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