March 21, 2003Comarco Has Recalled Detachable Plugs On
- Comarco Inc. has recalled
about 125,000 detachable plugs on power adapters. The plug can break open
and expose live wires, posing an electrocution or electric shock hazard to
Comarco has received 12 reports of the plugs breaking open, though no
injuries have been reported.
The recalled AC plugs, which were sold with 70-watt AC power adapters, have
the word "ChargeSource" printed on top of the plug. The black adapters have
a model name of "Targus" and model number of PA-AC- 70W-2, which can be
found on a label on the back of the adapter. The name "Targus" also appears
in white letters on the front of the adapter. The adapters were manufactured
in the United States.
Major retail stores nationwide sold the adapters between July 2002 and March
2003 for between $90 and $120.
Consumers should stop using the AC plugs immediately and contact Comarco to
obtain a free replacement plug. Consumers should contact Comarco at (800)
859-7928 between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or log on to the
company's website at www.regcen.com/comarco.