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Tablet Travel Chargers Recall by Nokia – Electrocution Hazard

Lucrecia Guerra2 years ago

 Nokia is recalling about 500 Travel Charger Kits for their Nokia Lumia 2520 tablets due to risk of electrocution

About the Travel Charger Recall

Nokia recalled the Travel Charger for Lumia 2520 tablets due to a possible hazard. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the cover of the charger can come off and expose components from inside that can electrocute someone if it is touched while the charger is plugged into a live socket. Customers should stop using the charger and contact Nokia immediately in order to receive a full refund from Verizon Wireless or a credit from AT&T. Consumers can also receive a free replacement for the charger. Consumers can call Nokia at (888) 665-4228 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET on weekdays, or go online at www.nokia.com for more information. 

Description of the Recalled Charger

  • Travel Charger Kit for the Nokia Lumia 2520, sold separately. The name of the kit is the AC300 charger accessory kit.
  • The charger’s black plastic measures are 2.75 inches high and 2.3 inches wide.
  • Chargers included within the purchase of the Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet in the U.S. are not included in the recall. 
  • Travel Charger Kits were sold at AT&T, Verizon Wireless, and their online stores (att.com and verizon.com), from January 2014 to May 2014, for $50.  

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