Acer to recall laptop chargers over combustion risk

By GizBot Bureau

Acer will recall 16,787 Gateway and Founder laptop chargers over fire risks, said the country's top quality watchdog on Wednesday.

Acer to recall laptop chargers over combustion risk

The affected chargers, namely Linetek LS-15 model, were manufactured between September 2010 and June 2012, said the general administration of quality supervision, inspection and quarantine (AQSIQ) on its official website.

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When immersed in water or in extreme damp conditions, the power lines may overheat and combust, said the AQSIQ, Xinhua news agency reported. The company will replace the faulty parts free of charge.

Source IANS

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