Nokia has issued a recall on 14 million mobile phone chargers that were manufactured by a third party. According to Nokia, the chargers could malfunction and cause an electric shock to the user.
Nokia reports that the replacement of the chargers is a precautionary measure and that it has received no reports of injuries. The chargers were all made by BYD, a Chinese manufacturer.
BYD is covering all of the recall costs. BYD reports that it found the potential for the shock hazard during initial tests of some of the chargers. The recall doesn't affect chargers purchased in Britain, China, Brazil, or Argentina.