Replacement programs and product recalls
HP participates in voluntary replacement programs for components or products that may cause functionality issues but are not related to a safety hazard.
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, HP participates in voluntary recall programs when a defective part is shown to cause a potential safety hazard.
On February 13, 2009 HP announced a voluntary recall of a promotional USB flash drive molded in the form of an animated character in the DreamWorks Animation® film "Kung Fu Panda™." The flash drive cap (corresponding to the panda's pants) may pose a potential choking hazard to small children.
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and other safety regulatory authorities, HP announced voluntary safety recalls for certain HP single function Fax Machine models. HP Fax 1040 and 1050 were recalled on January 31, 2012 in Canada, Mexico and U.S.A, and HP Fax 1010 and 1010xi were recalled on June 28, 2008 for Canada, Mexico and U.S.A. Affected HP customers are eligible to receive a rebate for qualified products.
In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and other safety regulatory authorities, HP announced worldwide safety recall and replacement programs for batteries used in certain HP notebooks on the following dates: May 14, 2009 (expanded on May 19, 2010 and May 26, 2011), October 30, 2008, April 20, 2006 and October 14, 2005. HP customers affected by these programs are eligible to receive a replacement battery for each verified, recalled battery, at no cost.
On some L2035 Flat Panel Monitors, a ground clip may have been incorrectly installed within the inside plastic panel of the monitor, posing a potential for an electric shock hazard.
The power adapter used with certain HP Vectra speakers is not grounded.