Power Supplies Recalled Due to Electrocution and Fire Hazards
RadioShack Corp., of Fort Worth, Texas, is recalling about 160,000 13.8V DC Power Supplies. The recalled power supplies are wired incorrectly, posing electrocution and fire hazards.
The recall involves RadioShack 13.8V DC Power Supplies, catalog numbers 22-507 and 22-508 with date codes from 08A04 through 01A08. Date code format is MMAYY where MM is the month and YY is the year. The catalog number and date code are located on the back of the power supply. Power Supplies with a green dot on the product and the product’s packaging have already been repaired and are not included in the recall.
The equipment was sold at RadioShack stores nationwide from October 2004 through January 2008 for between $50 and $85. Consumers should unplug the recalled power supply immediately and take it to any RadioShack store for a free repair. Registered owners of the recalled power supplies will be mailed a notice.
For additional information, contact RadioShack at (800) 843-7422 or visit www.radioshack.com/recall.