Comarco Recalls 500K Laptop Power Adapters

Law360, New York (May 3, 2010, 1:08 PM EDT) -- Comarco Inc. is recalling more than 500,000 laptop power adapters over concerns that faulty wiring can cause the devices to overheat, posing a burn risk for consumers.

Comarco voluntarily recalled its Targus universal wall power adapters for laptops Friday, citing a problem with the wiring that heats up the device's connector tips, melting their plastic casings, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said.

The melted plastic is a burn hazard, the agency said.

The Lake Forest, Calif., company makes power adapters that allow users to charge...
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