Name of product:
AC power cords
Hazard:
The AC power cord can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.
Remedy:
Replace
Recall date:
December 9, 2014
Recall number:
15-044
Consumer Contact:

Lenovo at (800) 426-7378 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday; or online at www.lenovo.com and click on Support at the bottom of the page, then select News and Alerts, then click on Recalls for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Lenovo's LS-15 AC power cord manufactured from February 2011 to December 2011. The power cords were distributed with IdeaPad brand B-, G-, S-, U-, V- and Z-series laptop computers and Lenovo brand B-, G- and V-series laptop computers. The recalled power cords are black in color and have the "LS-15" molded mark on the AC adapter end. The manufacture date code in the format REV: 00 YYMM is on a label attached to the cord.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using the recalled power cords and contact Lenovo for a free replacement. Consumers can continue to use the computer on battery power.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported in the U.S. or Canada. Lenovo has received reports from outside the U.S. of 15 incidents involving overheating, sparking, melting and burning. No injuries were reported.

Sold At:

Laptop computers with the AC power cords were sold at computer and electronics stores, authorized dealers and online at www.lenovo.com from February 2011 through June 2012 for between $350 and $1,500.

Manufactured In:
China
Units:
About 500,000 in the U.S. and 44,000 in Canada