Nokia Recalls Travel Chargers

Nokia, Inc. of Sunnyvale, CA is recalling about 500 travel charger kits manufactured in China and designed for use with its Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet computers.

According to a recall notices issued by the company and posted on the website of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the plastic cover on the charger’s exchangeable plugs can come loose and separate, thereby exposing internal electrical components that could pose an electrocution hazard to consumers when the plug in placed in a live electrical outlet. Nokia reports that it has not received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the recalled charger kits, but has initiated the recall to prevent such incidents in the future.

The recalled travel charger kits were sold at AT&T and Verizon Wireless-authorized dealers and retailers nationwide, as well as online at att.com and verizaon.com, from January 2014 through May 2014 for about $50.

Read more information about the recall of about 500 travel charger kits for the Nokia 2520 tablet computer. 

 

 

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