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 country government safety authorities, HP participates in voluntary recall programs when a defective part is shown to cause a potential safety hazard.
HP Notebook PC AC Power Cord Safety Recall and Replacement Programme
On August 26, 2014 HP announced a worldwide voluntary recall and replacement program in cooperation with various government regulatory agencies, for certain AC power cords used with AC adapters distributed worldwide with HP and Compaq notebook and mini notebook computers, as well as with AC adapters provided with accessories such as docking stations. These AC power cords have the potential to overheat, posing a fire and burn hazard. The affected AC power cords were shipped with products and accessories sold from September 2010 through June 2012. HP customers affected by this program will be eligible to receive a replacement AC power cord for each verified, recalled AC power cord at no cost.
HP laptop battery safety recall
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.
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