Safety Alert Number 0708069

AC Adapters Sold With Network Hard Drives Recalled by I-O Data
Device USA Due to Burn Hazard

Release #07-287
Firm's Recall Hotline: (877) 878-292
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908
AC Adapters Sold With Network Hard Drives Recalled by I-O Data Device USA Due to Burn Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm
named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop
using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: AC Adapters sold with Network Hard Disk Drives
Units: About 740
Importer: I-O Data Device USA Inc. , of San Jose, Calif.
Hazard: The AC adapters can overheat or melt, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: I-O Data Device USA has received three reports of the adapters overheating and deform-
ing or melting. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves all AC adapters with model number IO-ACADP1510UL. The model num-
ber can be found on the AC adapter. The AC adapters were sold with I-O Data(r) network hard disk drives
model number UHDL-160U or UHDL-300U. The model number for the network hard disk drive is located
on a label at the base of the console.
Sold through: I-O Data Device USA's Web site, telesales, distributors, and select retailers nationwide from
December 2004 through February 2007. The network hard disk drives with adapters were sold for between
$300 and $400.
Manufactured in: Japan (AC adapter only)
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled adapters immediately and contact I-O Data Device USA
for a free replacement adapter.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact I-O Data Device USA toll-free at (877) 878-2926
anytime, visit the company's Web site at or send an e-mail to
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