Hewlett Packard recalls 6 million computer cords for fire risk

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Recalled Hewlett Packard power cord

Recalled Hewlett Packard power cord

NEW YORK — Hewlett Packard and federal regulators Tuesday recalled 6 million power cords sold between September 2010 and June 2012 with some HP and Compaq notebook computers and certain docking stations.

They warned the cords could overheat and catch fire.

There have been 29 cases reported that involved two burns and 13 claims of property damage.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission says the recalled power cords should be unplugged immediately.

Use this online tool from HP to see if your power cord is under recall.

CNN contributed to this report



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