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Recall Round-up: Dirt Devil pet vacuums & Microsoft Surface Pro power cords

Posted at 3:25 AM, Feb 03, 2016

WASHINGTON — The Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced several new recalls this week that include vacuum cleaners and computer power supply cords.

Below is the information on this most recent batch of recalls.

Recalled Dirt Devil Vacuum

Recalled Dirt Devil Vacuum

Dirt Devil® Total Pet Cyclonic Upright Vacuums — The vacuum’s electric cord plug prong can detach and remain in the electrical outlet when the vacuum is unplugged. The detached prong can pose an electrical shock hazard if it remains connected with the electrical outlet. About 149,000 units are impacted. The firm has received 14 reports of a detached prong that remained in an electrical outlet. No injuries have been reported. Free replacements are available.  Click here for more information on this recall.

Recalled Microsoft power supply

Recalled Microsoft power supply

Microsoft Surface Pro AC Adapters/Power Cords — The power cords can overheat, posing fire or shock hazards.  About 2.25 million units are impacted.  Microsoft has received 56 reports of AC cords overheating and emitting flames and five reports of electrical shock to consumers.  Free replacement cords are available.  Click here for more information on this recall.