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15.5 million Toshiba laptop adapters recalled for fire and burn hazards

(WHTM) — Approximately 15.5 million Toshiba laptop AC adapters are being recalled by Dynabook Americas due to fire and burn hazards, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

The recalled AC adapters were sold both individually and with Toshiba brand personal laptop computers. They can be identified by their date codes, which range from April 2008 through December 2012. That could appear in two different date formats: year then month (April 2008 is 0804), or a year week, date format (week 15 of 2008 is 0815).

The adapters are black with model and serial numbers and date codes printed on the rating label. Affected models, as well as their serial numbers and date codes, are found below.

The CSPC tells consumers to immediately stop using the recalled AC adapters, which can overheat and spark, and contact Dynabook Americas for a free replacement.

Consumers can check online if their AC adapter is part of the recall and find instructions on how to order a replacement.

According to the CSPC, there have been 679 reports of the recalled AC adapters overheating or catching on fire, melting, and burning. Among these were 43 reports of minor burn injuries.

Dynabook can be reached at 800-457-7777 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, contacted via email, or reached online.

Brand Name Model Name /Number Serial Number format with embedded date code Date Code
Toshiba G71C0009S110 T**0815**********  ~    T**1253**********
(Year 2008 Week 15 to Year 2012 Week 53)
0815 – 1253
G71C0009S111 0815 – 1253
G71C0009S112 0815 – 1253
G71C0009S113 0815 – 1253
G71C0009S114 0815 – 1253
G71C0009S115 0815 – 1253
G71C0009S210 0815 – 1253
G71C0009S212 0815 – 1253
G71C0009S214 0815 – 1253
G71C0009S410 0815 – 1253
G71C0009S411 0815 – 1253
G71C0009S412 0815 – 1253
G71C0009S413 0815 – 1253
G71C0009S414 0815 – 1253
G71C0009S415 0815 – 1253
G71C0009T110 T0815**********  ~   T1253**********
(Year 2008 Week 15 to Year 2012 Week 53)
0815 – 1253
G71C0009T111 0815 – 1253
G71C0009T112 0815 – 1253
G71C0009T113 0815 – 1253
G71C0009T114 0815 – 1253
G71C0009T115 0815 – 1253
G71C0009T116 0815 – 1253
G71C0009T117 0815 – 1253
G71C0009T210 0815 – 1253
G71C0009T212 0815 – 1253
G71C000AE110 T0815**********  ~  T1253**********
(Year 2008 Week 15 to Year 2012 Week 53)
0815 – 1253
G71C000AE111 0815 – 1253
G71C000AE112 ***0804********  ~   ***1212********
(Year 2008 Month 4 to Year 2012 Month 12)
0804 – 1212
G71C000AE113 0804 – 1212
G71C000AE210 T0815**********  ~   T1253**********
(Year 2008 Week 15 to Year 2012 Week 53)
0815 – 1253
G71C000AE212 ***0804********  ~   ***1212********
(Year 2008 Month 4 to Year 2012 Month 12)
0804 – 1212
G71C000AE410 T0815**********  ~  T1253**********
(Year 2008 Week 15 to Year 2012 Week 53)
0815 – 1253
G71C000AE411 0815 – 1253
G71C000AE412 ***0804********  ~   ***1212********
(Year 2008 Month 4 to Year 2012 Month 12)
0804 – 1212 
G71C000AE413 0804 – 1212 
G71C000AR110 0804 – 1212 
G71C000AR210 0804 – 1212 
G71C000AR310 0804 – 1212 
G71C000AR410 0804 – 1212 
G71C000AS110 0804 – 1212 
G71C000AS410 0804 – 1212 
G71C000BY110 T0815**********  ~   T1253**********
(Year 2008 Week 15 to Year 2012 Week 53)
0815 – 1253
G71C000BZ110 0815 – 1253
G71C000DH110 0815 – 1253 
G71C000DH410 0815 – 1253
G71C000DJ110 0815 – 1253
G71C000DJ410 0815 – 1253
G71C000DM110 0815 – 1253
G71C000DM410 0815 – 1253
G71C000DN110 0815 – 1253
G71C000DN410 0815 – 1253
G71C000DP110 ***0804********  ~   ***1212********
(Year 2008 Month 4 to Year 2012 Month 12)
0804 – 1212
G71C000DP410 0804 – 1212
G71C000DQ110 0804 – 1212
G71C000DQ410 0804 – 1212
G71C000DU110 T0815**********  ~   T1253**********
(Year 2008 Week 15 to Year 2012 Week 53)
0815 – 1253
G71C000DX110 0815 – 1253
G71C000DX410 0815 – 1253
G71C000DY110 0815 – 1253
G71C000DY410 0815 – 1253
G71C000F7110 0815 – 1253
PA1750-04 0815 – 1253
(CSPC)
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