Barnes & Noble Recalls Power Adapters Sold with NOOK Tablet 7 Due to Shock Hazard

Name of product:
NOOK® Tablet 7″

Hazard:
The power adapter casing can break when plugged into an electrical outlet, exposing its metal prongs, posing an electric shock hazard.

Units:
About 147,000

Description:
This recall involves the black power adapter sold with the NOOK Tablet 7”. The adapter bears markings: model number TPA-95A050100UU, manufacture date 201610. The NOOK Tablet 7” model number BNTV450 is located on the back of the NOOK.

Incidents/Injuries:
Barnes & Noble has received four reports of the power adapter breaking or pulling apart exposing the metal prongs. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled power adapters and register online for a free replacement adapter along with a Barnes & Noble $5 gift card. Once registered, consumers will be able to print a pre-paid UPS label to return the recalled adapters to Barnes & Noble. Consumers will receive replacement adapters in the mail. Until a replacement adapter is received, consumers are advised to charge their NOOK Tablet 7” through their computer using a USB cable.

Sold At:
Barnes & Noble stores and online at www.barnesandnoble.com from November 2016 to January 2017 for about $50.

Importer(s):
Barnes & Noble, Inc., of New York

Manufactured In:
China

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