CPSC, Longwell Electronics Announce Recall of Power Cord Sets Sold with HP Inkjet Printers

IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 7, 2002
Release # 02-115
HP Recall Hotline: (877) 917-4378
CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: Scott Wolfson, (301) 504-7051
HP Media Contact: Jennifer Boggs, (858) 655-4289

CPSC, Longwell Electronics Announce Recall of Power Cord Sets Sold with HP Inkjet Printers

WASHINGTON, D.C. - In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, (CPSC), Longwell Electronics, of Brea, Calif., is voluntarily recalling about 2.5 million power cord sets sold with inkjet printers from Hewlett-Packard Company. The connector can break, exposing electrical contacts and posing a shock hazard to consumers.

No injuries or incidents have been reported. This recall is being conducted to prevent the possibility of injury.

The gray, two-wire power cord sets with a LS-7C connector were sold with the following HP printers: HP Deskjet 800 series and 900 series, HP Photosmart 1000 series, 1100 series, 1200 series, and 1300 series inkjet printers. The name "Longwell" is molded on the plug between the blades.

Picture of Recalled HP PhotoSmart Printer

HP PhotoSmart Printer

Picture of Recalled HP Deskjet Printer

HP Deskjet Printer

Picture of Longwell Power Cord

Longwell Power Cord

Picture of Longwell Power Cord Wall Plug

Longwell Power Cord Wall Plug