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Recall corner: IBM RDX Back Up Disk power adaptors
Our occasional series is getting more regular. IBM is the latest company standing in Recall Corner, and there’s a power theme emerging….
The recall involves Big Blue and its RDX Back Up Disk Hard Drives. The associated power adapters, to be precise. Once again, there is a danger of an electric shock hazard.
About 90 units are affected, states the US Consumer Product Safety Commission. Specifically, ” plastic weld on the power adapters can fail and allow two parts to separate, exposing live electrical contacts,” states the CPSC.
The problematic units were manufactured in China (by Hon-Kwang Electric) and sold by IBM authorised distributors and resellers in the US from January 2009 to July 2009, for between $330 and $760.
No injuries have been reported. You can read more details on the IBM website, from where replacements are being offered.
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