Barnes & Noble Recalls Power Adapters Sold with NOOK Tablet 7 Due to Shock Hazard

Recalled power adapter

Washington, DC–(ENEWSPF)–February 2, 2017

Recall Summary:

Name of product:  NOOK® Tablet 7”
Hazard:  The power adapter casing can break when plugged into an electrical outlet, exposing its metal prongs, posing an electric shock hazard.
Consumer Contact:  Barnes & Noble toll-free at 877-886-5025 from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, or 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. ET on Saturday and Sunday, or online at www.barnesandnoble.com and click on “Product Recalls” listed at the bottom of the page.

Recall Details:

Units:  About 147,000
Description:  This recall involves the black power adapter sold with the NOOK Tablet 7”.  The adapter bears markings: model number TPA-95A050100UU, manufacture date 201610. The NOOK Tablet 7” model number BNTV450 is located on the back of the NOOK.
Incidents/Injuries:  Barnes & Noble has received four reports of the power adapter breaking or pulling apart exposing the metal prongs. No injuries have been reported.
Remedy:  Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled power adapters and register online for a free replacement adapter along with a Barnes & Noble $5 gift card. Once registered, consumers will be able to print a pre-paid UPS label to return the recalled adapters to Barnes & Noble.  Consumers will receive replacement adapters in the mail. Until a replacement adapter is received, consumers are advised to charge their NOOK Tablet 7” through their computer using a USB cable.
Sold At:  Barnes & Noble stores and online at www.barnesandnoble.com from November 2016 to January 2017 for about $50.
Importer(s):  Barnes & Noble, Inc., of New York
Manufactured In: China
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