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Google And HP Recall HP Chromebook 11 Chargers

recall chargerRecalls are no fun, and they definitely do not do any kind of justice or favors to the particular device in question, either. After all, who would want to purchase goods from a company that rolls out defective items in the future? Well, people do make some mistakes at times, and Google as well as HP happen to be the guilty party this time around with a recall of the HP Chromebook 11 chargers happening because the chargers have been deemed to be fire and burn hazards, running the risk of overheating and melting.

Apart from that, the recall also cites that “consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.”. Approximately 145,000 units of the Chromebook 11 chargers were involved in this particular product recall, where it comes in black with outlet pins and measures 1.75” x 0.75”, accompanied by a half dozen foot long cord, and a micro-USB connector on the end. You will be able to find the model number of the charger as MU15-N1052-A00S which has already been stamped on the face of the battery charger which features the outlet pins. So far, nine reports were filed concerning overheating chargers and melting during use, with a single report of a small burn to a consumer, as well as a solitary report of minor property damage to a pillow because of an overheating charger. Basically any single report is one report too many.

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