Samsonite has recalled dual-wattage travel converter kits due to fire and burn hazards.
Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Recall date: February 12, 2013
Recall number: 13-119
Name of product: Dual-Wattage Travel Converter Kits
Hazard: The converter can overheat if a load in excess of 50 watts is applied to the converter while in the 50-watt setting. This poses a fire and burn hazard to consumers.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled travel converters and contact Samsonite to return the product for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: Samsonite; toll-free at (800) 382-7259 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday; at e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.samsonite.com/recall.