Lenovo Power Cord Recall Issued Following Reports of Overheating, Melting

Almost 550,000 Lenova laptop power cords have been recalled, due to a risl that they may overheat, spark and cause fire or burn injuries. 

The Lenovo power cord recall was announced by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) on December 9, following 15 reports outside of the U.S. that the cords overheated, sparked and/or melted and burned the surface where they were placed. To date, no burn injuries have been recorded.

The recall includes Lenovo’s LS-15 AC power cords sold with IdeaPad brand B-, G-, S-, U-, V- and Z-series laptop computers and Lenovo brand B-, G- and V-series laptop computers. The recalled power cords are black and have the “LS-15” model number marked on the AC adapter end and have a label attached containing the manufacturer date code of production. The production codes are formatted in year (YY) month (MM) order.

Did You Know?

Millions of Philips CPAP Machines Recalled

Philips DreamStation, CPAP and BiPAP machines sold in recent years may pose a risk of cancer, lung damage and other injuries.

Learn More

Lenovo believes that roughly 500,000 power cords have been distributed throughout the U.S. and 44,000 throughout Canada.

The affected power cords were manufactured in China under Lenovo Inc., of Morrisville, North Carolina.  They were sold with laptop computers at computer and electronics stores, authorized dealers worldwide and online at www.lenovo.com from February 2011 through June 2012 for between $350 and $1,500.

The CPSC recommends that customers with recalled power cords stop using them immediately and unplug them from their computer and wall outlets and contact Lenovo at 800-426-7378 or visit them online at www.lenovo.com to receive a free replacement cord. Lenovo has advised customers may continue to use their computers on the existing battery life until provided with a replacement cord.


"*" indicates required fields

Share Your Comments

I authorize the above comments be posted on this page*

Have Your Comments Reviewed by a Lawyer

Provide additional contact information if you want an attorney to review your comments and contact you about a potential case. This information will not be published.

NOTE: Providing information for review by an attorney does not form an attorney-client relationship.

This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

More Top Stories

Ozempic Gastroparesis Lawsuit Filed Over Failure To Warn About Permanent Stomach Problems
Ozempic Gastroparesis Lawsuit Filed Over Failure To Warn About Permanent Stomach Problems (Posted yesterday)

A South Dakota man has filed one of the first gastroparesis lawsuits against Ozempic manufacturers, alleging that users have not been adequately warned about the risk of severe vomiting and long-term stomach side effects.