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In cooperation with the CPSC, Barnes & Noble is recalling 147,000 power adapters sold with the Nook tablet. The recall indicates that the power adapter casing can break when plugged into an electrical outlet, exposing its metal prongs, posing an electric shock hazard. Sold from November 2016 through January 2017, Barnes & Noble has received four reports of the power adapter breaking or pulling apart exposing the metal prongs. No injuries were reported. The power adapter was eligible to bear the cULus Mark.

The recall can be viewed at CPSC Recall Release 17-080