Toshiba Recalls 40,000 Laptops Over Burn Hazard

Law360, New York (September 3, 2010, 1:50 PM EDT) -- Toshiba Corp. has voluntarily recalled more than 40,000 notebook computers over concerns they can overheat and pose a burn hazard.

In notices released in conjunction with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and its Canadian counterpart Health Canada, Toshiba said consumers should stop using Satellite T135, Satellite T135D and Satellite ProT130 Notebook Computers purchased in the past year.

Toshiba said the notebook computers can overheat where the notebook plugs into the AC adapter, posing a risk of burns to users who touch either the AC adapter...
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