Barnes & Noble NOOK Power Adapter Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Washington: NOOK Power Adapter Recall [US]Barnes & Noble recalls an estimated 147,000 NOOK Power Adapters Sold with Tablet 7 due to electric shock hazard. CPSC: http://ht.ly/PMlX308FWR4

Direct link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Barnes-and-Noble-Recalls-Power-Adapters-Sold-with-NOOK-Tablet-7#

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves the Black Power Adapter sold with the NOOK Tablet 7”.

  • The recalled Adapters bear a model number of TPA-95A050100UU and a manufacture date of 201610. The NOOK Tablet 7” model number “BNTV450” is printed on the back of the NOOK device.

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

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CPSC, the Power Adapter casing can break when plugged into an electrical outlet, exposing its metal prongs, posing an electric shock hazard. Barnes & Noble has received four (4) reports of Power Adapters breaking or pulling apart, thereby exposing the metal prongs. No injuries have been reported.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled NOOK Tablet 7 devices, please do not use them. Instead, register online for a free replacement adapter along with a Barnes & Noble $5 gift card.

Once registered, you can print a pre-paid UPS label to return your recalled Adapter to Barnes & Noble; you will receive your replacement Adapter in the mail. Until a replacement Adapter is received, however, owners are advised to charge their NOOK Tablet 7” using their computer using a USB cable, not though the Power Adaptor.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Barnes & Noble toll-free at 1-877-886-5025 from 8:00 AM to 11:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday and from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Saturday and Sunday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.barnesandnoble.com and click on the “Product Recalls” link located at the bottom of the page.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 17-080
Recalls Direct RIN: 8236-2017
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