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Targus recalls laptop power adapters after hundreds overheat

Targus Universal Wall Power Adapters for laptops are the subject of a recall after more than 500 reports of the connector tips heating, including eight that burned consumers, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said.

More than a half-million of the Chinese-made adapters are being recalled. In addition to the burns, which were said to be minor, more than 50 of the reports to the company involved the plastic encasing the connectors melting.

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Speed-Racer4777d ago

Hmm I wish they recalled my Dell XPS laptop...both the unit itself and the Power Adapters get super hot.