July 17, 2014—Popkiller recalled certain cellphone accessories, because the improperly mounted plug blades and inadequate electronic circuitry pose fire and electrical shock hazards to consumers.
July 10, 2014—Lifeguard Press recalled its charging kit, because the wall charger can overheat and emit smoke and sparks, which poses fire and burn hazards to consumers.
July 2, 2014—Sony recalled its Vaio Flip PC notebook computer, because the computer’s lithium-ion battery could overheat, which poses fire and burn hazards to consumers.
June 20, 2014—The batteries that were used in the transmitter might fail to emit a low-battery warning, which could lead the user to believe that the transmitter is functioning properly even when it isn’t.
June 19, 2014—Nokia recalled its Travel Charger Kit, because the plastic cover of the charger’s exchangeable plugs can come loose and separate.
May 22, 2014—Office Depot recalled its Gibson Leather Task Chair, because the mounting-plate weld can break and separate the seat from the base of the chair, which poses a fall hazard to consumers.
April 29, 2014—DGL Group recalled its Vibe USB Mobile Power Bar portable charger, because the product can overheat, which poses a fire hazard.
March 31, 2014—Lenovo recalled the ThinkPad notebook computer’s battery pack, because the product can overheat, which poses a fire hazard.
March 7, 2014—Canon recalled its PowerShot SX50 HS digital camera, because a chemical that was used in the rubber of the viewfinder can cause skin or eye irritation or an allergic reaction to the user.
Dec. 18, 2013—Google and HP recalled HP’s Chromebook 11 charger, because the product can overheat and melt, which poses fire and burn hazards.
Oct. 3, 2013—Schneider Electronics recalled the APC SurgeArrest power-surge protector, because the product can overheat, smoke and melt, which poses a fire hazard.
Dec. 20, 2012—Canon recalled its WFT-E7A wireless file transmitter, because contact with a chemical that was used in the rubber part on the top cover of the product can result in an allergic reaction.
Oct. 10, 2012—Sharper Image recalled its USB wall chargers because of a fire hazard.
Oct. 3, 2012—Haier America recalled its 42-inch LED TV, because the TV stand’s neck support can break and cause the TV to fall, which would pose an injury risk to consumers.
Sept. 6, 2012—Legrand Wiremold recalled Legrand’s Under Cabinet Power and Lighting four-outlet power strip, because the product’s electrical wires are reversed and pose a risk of electric shock.
July 19, 2012—Burlington Coat Factory recalled its Lush Life power strip, because the product has undersized wiring, which poses a risk of shock to consumers.
July 12, 2012—Nikon recalled its SLR camera battery packs, because they can short circuit, which would cause them to overheat and melt, and pose a burn hazard to consumers.
April 24, 2012—Lenovo expanded its recall of certain ThinkCentre all-in-one desktop computers, because a defect in an internal component that’s in the power supply could cause the product to overheat, which would pose a fire hazard.
March 9, 2012—Lenovo recalled certain ThinkCentre all-in-one desktop computers, because a defect in an internal component that’s in the power supply could cause the product to overheat, which would pose a fire hazard.
Feb. 2, 2012—Hewlett-Packard recalled HP 1040 and 1050 fax-machine models, because the fax machines can overheat due to an internal electrical component failure, posing fire and burn hazards.