Alba brand Computer Tablet Recall [UK]


UK FlagUK/Basildon: UK CTSI LogoArgos recalls certain batch/lots of Alba Computer Tablets due to electrical shock hazard. CTSI: http://ht.ly/4mQzlz

Direct link: http://www.tradingstandards.uk/advice/advice-recall-item.cfm?id=315776

Additional information:
The UK Chartered Trading Standards Institute (“CTSI”) reports the following Computer Tablets are subject to this recall:

  • Alba brand 7-inch, 8 GB Computer Tablet sold from July 2015 to March 2016, Argos catalogue number: 447/8975
  • Alba brand 8-inch, 8 GB Computer Tablet sold from Oct 2015 to March 2016; Argos catalogue number 439/0967
  • Alba brand 10-inch, 16GB Computer Tablet sold from Oct 2015 to March 2016; Argos catalogue number: 297/7533

According to the CTSI, a safety issue has been identified with three (3) Alba branded Computer Tablets identified above. There is a possibility that the 3-pin AC mains adapter might detach when plugged into the mains power jack and pose a risk of electrical shock.

It is important for customers, therefore, to stop using the plug immediately, and use the contact details below to obtain a replacement 3-pin attachment.

Please note: Argos says the affected Computer Tablets can continue to be used safely using the supplied USB cable or any other suitable alternative charger to charge and/or power the device.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Computer Tablets, please do not use them. Instead, kindly visit the following Web site to register to a free replacement 3-pin power plug:

http://www.clickspares.co.uk/alba

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Additional information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 6849-2016
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