Lenovo, a computer manufacturer headquartered in China, has expanded its voluntary recall of the Thinkcentre M70z and M90z personal computers due to a potential fire hazard. This recall has been issued at the request of the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission. Approximately 13,000 units of the Thinkcentre M70z and Thinkcentre M90z personal computing systems. Computer models affected by this recall are M70z and M90z units bearing date codes 1001 to 1012, 1101 to 1112, 1201 to 1203, 001 to 012, 101 to 112 and 201 to 203. The Consumer Product Safety Commission has received a single consumer complaint of a fire incident and another complaint of the computer beginning to smoke. The power supply for the Thinkcentre M70z and Thinkcentre M90z desktop computers is located behind the computer’s monitor in the all in one computing unit. Computers affected by this recall were sold at retail outlets throughout the United States between May of 2010 and March of 2012. The Consumer Product Safety Commission advises that consumers with a computer affected by the recall should unplug them from the wall outlet and completely discontinue their use. Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact the manufacturer or the Consumer Product Safety Commission for more information.
As a personal injury lawyer in Burlingame, I hope this recall is carried out effectively to prevent injury or property damage. If you or someone you love has been harmed by a defective product, please consider discussing your options for legal recourse with a San Francisco personal injury attorney.