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HP power cords recalled due to possible fire hazard

On behalf of Rooz Law posted in Product Liability on Wednesday, September 3, 2014.

Ontario residents may be interested to know about a recall issued by Hewlett Packard Aug. 26 for certain notebook power cords that could potentially overheat and cause a fire. Hewlett Packard has received 29 reports of cords overheating and two reports of minor burns. They also have received 13 reports of minor property damage associated with use of the cords. One confirmed and one unconfirmed report of overheating has been received in Canada. However, no injuries have been reported to Health Canada related to use of the cords.