TITLE

Sony Recalls 'Burn Hazard' Notebooks

AUTHOR(S)
Martin, Scott
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;9/4/2008, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the decision by Sony to voluntarily recall some of its Vaio line of notebooks. The computer maker said 15 reports of overheating have surfaced and one customer who was burned, according to a statement from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. The company blames wires positioned near the computer's hinge and a loose screw for the cause of a short-circuiting problem that produces heat.
ACCESSION #
36646686

 

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