Netgear Recalls Power Adapters for Outdoor Cameras Due to Fire Hazard



This recall involves all model VMA4700 NETGEAR Arlo outdoor power adapters that were sold separately as aftermarket accessories for the Arlo, Arlo Pro and Arlo Go wire-free outdoor cameras.. This recall only involves the VMA4700 aftermarket model sold separately. The model number “VMA4700” can be found on the packaging. The part number, 332-10985-01, is marked on the back of the adapter. The black adapter comes with a weatherproof connector on one end and an adapter on the other end. “Arlo” is printed on the front of the adapter. The cord measures about eight feet long.
Product:
Power adapters for outdoor Arlo camerasAbout 7,300 (In addition, about 400 were sold in Canada)
Inconjunction:
URL : http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2017/65312r-eng.php
Retailer:
Fry’s electronics stores nationwide and online at Frys.com and Amazon.com from June 2017 through October 2017 for about $20.
Distributor:
Netgear Inc., of San Jose, Calif.
Recall Date:    Dec 5, 2017
Injury:
The firm has received seven reports of the power adapter cord melting and overheating, resulting in one fire. No injuries have been reported.
Mfg Country:
China
Importer:
Netgear Inc., of San Jose, Calif.
Recall ID:    8198
Last Published:    Dec 5, 2017
Official Site:    Link

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Emert Number:    18047
Emert Status:    Announced