Google and HP Recall HP Chromebook 11 Chargers Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

Recall Details

Units

About 145,000 units

Description

This recall involves chargers that were sold with the HP Chromebook 11. The charger is black with outlet pins, measures 1¾ inches by ¾ inches, and has a 6-foot long cord with a micro-USB connector on the end. The model number of the charger is MU15-N1052-A00S, which is stamped on the face of the battery charger that has the outlet pins.

Incidents/Injuries

Google has received nine reports of chargers overheating and melting during use. There is one report of a small burn to a consumer and one report of minor property damage to a pillow from an overheating charger.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled charger for the HP Chromebook 11 and contact Google for a free replacement charger.

Sold at

Best Buy stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com, bestbuy.com, Google Play at play.google.com, and HP Shopping at shopping.hp.com from October 2013 through November 2013 and included with the Chromebook 11 which sold for about $280.

Importer

Google Inc., of Mountain View, Calif.

Distributor

Hewlett-Packard Company (HP), of Palo Alto, Calif.

Manufactured in

China

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