Epson Recalls Power Adapters Sold with Epson Scanners Due to Burn and Fire Hazards

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Fri May 1, 2020 12:00AM

Name of product: Power adapters sold with Epson scanners Hazard:

The power adapters can overheat, melt and catch fire, posing burn and fire hazards.

Remedy: Replace Recall date: May 1, 2020 Units: About 314,000 (In addition, 25,000 in Canada) Consumer Contact:

Epson USA toll-free at 888-367-2656 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.epson.com and click "Support" for more information.

Recall Details In Conjunction With: Description:

This recall involves the power adapter sold with Epson V-series (V30/V33/V37/V300/V330/V370) scanners. The recalled adapters are black with a power cord that connects to the scanner and to an electrical outlet. "EPSON" and internal part code "EADP-16CB B" are printed on the label of the adaptor.

  Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled adapters and contact Epson to receive a free replacement adapter.

Incidents/Injuries:

Epson is aware of 15 incidents worldwide of the adaptor melting or catching fire, resulting in property damage. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Best Buy, Office Depot, Staples, Walmart, and department stores nationwide from January 2010 through December 2015 for between $55 and $80 for the scanner and adapter.

Importer(s):

Epson America Inc., of Long Beach, Calif.

Manufactured In: China (Adapter), Indonesia (Scanner) Recall number: 20-116 Report an Incident Involving this Product Choose Your Recall Emails Related Recalls Republic Wireless Recalls Relay Charging Cables Due to Overheating and Burn Hazards Epson Recalls Power Adapters Sold with Epson Scanners Due to Burn and Fire Hazards Bellman & Symfon Recalls Flash Receivers for Reduced Hearing Persons; Unit Can Fail to Alert in an Emergency Modular Robotics Recalls Rechargeable Battery Packs Due to Burn Hazard Leviton Manufacturing Recalls Electrical Connection Devices Due to Shock Hazard This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC's Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

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