I-O Data Device withdraws AC Adapters for burn hazards

San Jose-based I-O Data Device USA INC. is pulling about 740 AC adapters sold with network hard-disk drives because they may overheat, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Thursday.

The recall affects AC adapters with the model number IO-ACADP1510UL sold on the company's website, through phone sales and at stores in the U.S. from December 2004 through February 2007. The adapters and drives were sold for between $300 and $400 US as a bundle.

The company has learned of three incidents in which adapters overheated. No associated injuries have been reported.

Consumers should stop using the adapters and contact the company for free replacements.

Recall notice

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