Voluntary recall of AC adaptor for personal digital assistants

The Electrical and Mechanical Services Department (EMSD) today (May 31) urged consumers, for safety reasons, to stop using immediately the AC adaptor of "Instant-Dict" Xplore V98 personal digital assistant (PDA).

Acting on a complaint, EMSD found that the AC adaptor in question had signs of overheat and electrical short-circuit fault. The supplier, Group Sense PDA Limited, had immediately arranged a recall of the AC adaptor.

The AC adaptors were supplied with "Instant-Dict" Xplore V98 PDAs since April this year. The model of these AC adaptors, which marked with "GSL" and "Made in China", is KG-5800.

Consumers are advised to return these adaptors to the supplier as soon as practicable for a new replacement.

Details of the recall can be obtained by calling the supplier's hotline at 2862 5288 (office hours) or 8226 2859 (non-office hours)

End/Friday, May 31, 2002