RadioShack Power Supply Recall

On July 2, 2008, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and RadioShack Corp. announced a voluntary recall of approximately 160,000 13.8V DC Power Supplies, due to faulty wiring in the unit that could pose an electrocution or fire hazard.

The recall affects the RadioShack 13.8V DC Power Supplies with catalog numbers 22-507 or 22-508 and date codes 08A04 through 01A08. Power Supplies that have a green dot on the product and packaging are not included in the recall.

The defective Power Supplies were sold in RadioShack stores nationwide from October 2004 through January 2008.

Consumers are advised to unplug the recalled units immediately and visit any RadioShack store for a free repair.

Sources:

  1. http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml08/08319.html