NVIDIA Shield Tablet Computer Recall [US & Canada]

Canada CFIA RecallUS FlagUS/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: NVIDIA Shield Tablet Computer Recall [US & Canada]NVIDIA recalls approximately 88,000 NVIDIA Shield Tablet Computers due to fire hazard.

CPSC: http://ht.ly/QW8X7; HCSC: http://ht.ly/QW8Zj

Direct US link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/NVIDIA-Recalls-Tablet-Computers/

Direct Canada link: http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2015/54452r-eng.php

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain NVIDIA Shield Tablet Computers with 8-inch touch screens.

  • The recalled Tablet Computers include model numbers P1761, P1761W and P1761WX and serial numbers “0410215901781” through to “0425214604018”. The brand, “NVIDIA” and the model and serial numbers are etched on the left side edge of the tablets. The SHIELD logo is on the back of the tablets.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional variations of the recalled Tablet Computers are pictured on the Web site above.

According to the CPSC, the lithium-ion battery in the Shield Tablet Computers can overheat, posing a fire hazard. NVIDIA has received four (4) reports of batteries overheating due to thermal runaway, including two (2) reports of damage to flooring.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact NVIDIA toll free at 1-888-943-4196, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Pacific Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.nvidia.com and click on “NVIDIA Tablet Recall Program” link at the bottom center of the page, set in green type.

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Additional information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 15-204
HCSC ID number: RA-54452
Recalls Direct RIN: 5706-2015
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