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    • 4/7/2011
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    • 20110317-20DDF-2147481294
    Incident Description: A Comarco Universal Wall Power Adapter for Laptops that gets too hot, burns and melts the computer. Targus (Comarco manufactured) - APA63US Serial No. F-1090708930901 Overheated, causing extreme damage to my computer laptop (Gateway FX m-6864). Melted the ... (More)
    Product: Electric Wire or Wiring Systems (Excl Panelboards Recept (4062)
    Product Description: A Comarco Universal Wall Power Adapter for Laptops that gets too hot, burns and melts the computer. Targus (Comarco manufactured) - APA63US Serial No. ... (More)
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: COMARCO INC
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    • 4/14/2011
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    • 20110324-E9AD3-2147480960
    Incident Description: Targus power adapter for my dell laptop computer. On several occasions I noticed a spark and some smoke come out of the back of my laptop at the plug. When the adapter quit working, I bought a second one and the same thing happened. On the worst event the ... (More)
    Product: Computers (Equipment and Electronic Games) (557)
    Product Description: Targus Universal Power Adapter Laptop
    Injury Info: Injury, No First Aid or Medical Attention Received
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Targus
    Business Comments:
    (4/8/2011) The Targus Universal Wall Power Adapter for Laptops, was the subject of a recall conducted by the CPSC and the manufacturer of the product, Comarco. (Release #10-214, April 30, 2010). The recall was supported by Targus, who was the private labeler. The unit ... (More)
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    • 4/15/2011
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    • 20110325-2087E-2147480924
    Incident Description: Targus Laptop Charger tip heated up, partially melted and burned the top layer of skin on my finger. Company informed me that charger is already part of recall for this type of defect.
    Product: Electric Wire or Wiring Systems (Excl Panelboards Recept (4062)
    Product Description: Laptop Charging Adapter.
    Injury Info: Injury, No First Aid or Medical Attention Received
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Targus
    Business Comments:
    (4/8/2011) The Targus Universal Wall Power Adapter for Laptops, was the subject of a recall conducted by the CPSC and the manufacturer of the product, Comarco. (Release #10-214, April 30, 2010). The recall was supported by Targus, who was the private labeler. The unit ... (More)
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    • 5/9/2011
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    • 20110418-D84B1-2147480091
    Incident Description: Targus Universal Wall Power Adapter for Laptops started to smoke my laptop and when pulled from laptop cracked. Model of the adapter is APA23US. Laptop is ruined (Lenovo 8922-C300)
    Product: Electric Wire or Wiring Systems (Excl Panelboards Recept (4062)
    Product Description: Targus Laptop Charger APA23US
    Injury Info: Injury, First Aid Received by Non-Medical Professional
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Targus
    Business Comments:
    (6/8/2011) The Targus Universal Wall Power Adapter for Laptops, was the subject of a recall conducted by the CPSC and the manufacturer of the product, Comarco. (Release #10-214, April 30, 2010). The recall was supported by Targus, who was the private labeler. The unit ... (More)
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    • 6/22/2011
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    • 20110523-9C600-2147478916
    Incident Description: Was using a Targus multi-card reader with its 24" USB cable extension to start a download pics from SD card to a computer USB plug. After only about 2 minutes I smelled sometime hot while I was troubleshooting why my drive was not pulling up on the computer ... (More)
    Product: Computers (Equipment and Electronic Games) (557)
    Product Description: 24 " USB extension cable.
    Injury Info: Injury, No First Aid or Medical Attention Received
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: MERKURY INNOVATIONS LLC
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    • 7/14/2011
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    • 20110621-5B4D6-2147478001
    Incident Description: One month ago I purchased a Targus Remote Presenter, which is the little gadget that let's you run a PowerPoint presentation and has a red laser pointer. The product comes with 2 AAA batteries and has 2 battery compartments. One is marked to show which way to ... (More)
    Product: Laser Pointers (562)
    Product Description: Targus Wireless Presenter
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Targus
    Business Comments:
    (6/30/2011) At Targus, safety is a top priority. We’re sorry that you experienced a problem while using the Targus Wireless Presenter. After a thorough search of our customer service and other records, we have received no similar consumer complaints about the product in ... (More)
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    • 8/24/2011
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    • 20110802-62817-2147476626
    Incident Description: Just purchased a Targus Presentation Remote (Model AMP13US). The unit runs on one AAA battery, and has a space for a spare AAA battery. I noted that the space for the spare battery seemed too short, as I had to really push on the battery to get it to fit ... (More)
    Product: Computers (Equipment and Electronic Games) (557)
    Product Description: Small battery-operated device to control a computer as it runs a PowerPoint presentation.
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Targus
    Business Comments:
    (8/12/2011) At Targus, we are committed to product safety, quality and customer service. Consistent with that commitment and prior to the date of this notice, we asked the consumer to return the product in question to us for testing. The consumer was unwilling to do so. ... (More)
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    • 8/30/2011
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    • 20110809-66166-2147476421
    Incident Description: I purchased a Targus laser presentation remote, installed the battery as directed and placed the spare battery in the spare battery slot. As I was using the remote, I smelled something burning or melting. I removed the battery cover and discovered that the ... (More)
    Product: Remote Control, Universal or Ns (Excl. Remotes For Toys) (574)
    Product Description: It is a black and grey plastic presentation remote that uses a USB receiver.
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: Targus
    Business Comments:
    (8/26/2011) Targus takes customer satisfaction and product safety issues very seriously. Targus investigates each CPSC incident report received by our Customer Service Center. Targus has contacted this customer and is awaiting receipt of the product in question in order ... (More)
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    • 9/15/2011
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    • 20110815-AAB21-2147476252
    Incident Description: I bought a secure digital card reader made by Targus, item # TGR-MSD500 on 8/13/11. I used it on 8/14/11 and left it plugged into my computer. This morning, 8/15/11, I smelled a melting plastic smell and traced it to the card reader. The card reader was very ... (More)
    Product: Computers (Equipment and Electronic Games) (557)
    Product Description: Brand=Targus Name of item=Secure Digital Card Reader/Writer Item#=TGR-MSD500 It is black, plugs into a USB port, and is 2.75"x1.5"x0.25"
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: MERKURY INNOVATIONS LLC
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    • 9/15/2011
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    • 20110816-125FA-2147476181
    Incident Description: I bought a brand new Targus High Speed SD/SDHC/MMC Micr SD/ T-F Card Reader/Writer model#2665 from Target in Clearwater, FL, two weeks ago. I was using it on my laptop when I noticed it got really hot. I tried to pull it out of the usb drive and the whole ... (More)
    Product: Computers (Equipment and Electronic Games) (557)
    Product Description: Targus USB SD card reader
    Injury Info: Incident, No Injury
    Manufacturer / Importer / Private Labeler: MERKURY INNOVATIONS LLC

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