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HP recalls power cords | BVA INC. emPowering Your IT

hp-power-cord-recallUsually when you hear about recalls its about vehicles, toys, and even foods.  The recent recall is from HP and their notebook power adapters as they have the potential to overheat, posing fire and burn hazard.  The recall is for accessories sold from September 2010 through June 2012.  The AC power cords can be identified by an “LS-15” molded mark on the adapter end f the cord. Not all of the power cords with the “LS-15” mark are affected.  You can go to the HP Notebook PC AC Power Cord Replacement program website at this link, to see if your power cord is affected.  If your cord is affected, HP recommends you stop using it immediately.  HP will replace eligible power cords at no cost to the consumer.  If you might have one of these please check and get it replaced immediately.