I-O Data in conjunction with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a product recall today on power adapters used with some of their external hard drives. The power adapters can overheat or melt and have the potential to be a burn hazard.
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About 740 power adapters are included in the voluntary recall that were imported by I-O Data Device USA Inc. of San Jose California. I-O Data says they have received three reports of these adapters overheating and deforming or melting.
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At this time no injuries have been reported. The recall covers all AC adapters with model number IO-ACADP1510UL, which can be found on the back of the AC adapters. These adapters were sold with I-O Data network hard disk drive model numbers UHDL-160U or UHDL-300U. The drives were sold nationwide from December 2004 to February 2007 for between $300 and $400. I-O Data says consumers should stop using the adapters immediately and contact them for a free replacement at 1-877-878-2926.