Microsoft Recalls Power Cords for Surface Pro Devices Due to Fire, Shock Hazards
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Type:  Product Recall/Alert

Publisher:  Consumer Product Safety Commission, Washington, DC

Published As:  Public

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Topics:  Electrical, Fire Protection, Office/Home Safety, Product Recalls/Alerts

Microsoft is recalling about 2.44 million AC power cords for its Surface Pro, Surface Pro 2, and Surface Pro 3 computers sold before March 15, 2015, because of a potential fire hazard.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says users have reported 56 incidents of the cords overheating and emitting flames, and five incidents where the cords gave users an electric shock.

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