Sony recalls 69,000 Vaio AC adapters

Sony has issued a mandatory recall of 69,000 Vaio AC adapters.

Sony has issued a mandatory recall of 69,000 Vaio AC adapters.

A joint statement issued by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Sony indicates that some 69,000 Vaio AC adapters are now being recalled because of a possible shock hazard.

The recalled adapters have the following adapter number: 

  • Sony VGP-AC19V17

Sony has sold this type of adapter over a four-year period, from September 2005 to October 2009. The adapter was sold with the following notebooks:

  • Vaio VGC-JS2
  • Vaio VGC-LT

The following docking stations are also affected:

  • VGP-PRFE1
  • VGP-PRBX1

According to the CPSC so far there have been no injuries or incident reports were filed in the United States. 

The Sony-CPSC phone number is (877)-361-4481.

Anyone owning an affected adapter is urged to unplug the adapter and not use it again.