Consumer product recall

Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) Angled Adapters recalled due to fire and burn hazards

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Summary

Product
GPU Angled Adapters
Issue
Consumer products - Fire hazard
Consumer products - Burn hazard
What to do

Immediately stop using the recalled products and contact CableMod for instructions on removal, destruction and disposal and how to claim a full refund or store credit.

Affected products

This recall involves CableMod’s Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) 12VHPWR Angled Adapters, models V1.0 and V1.1, that plug into a graphics processing unit’s power port at either a 90-degree or a 180-degree angle. Model V1.1 has a stabilizing pin on the side of the male connector.

 The adapters were sold in black, blue, gold, green, orange, pink, purple, red, silver, and white with “CableMod” on the side of the adapter in trademark script.

The following products are affected:
Angle Recalled Adapter - Variant Model Number
90-degree L Shaped V1.0 Angled Adapter - Variant A CM-ADT-16PC-A90KX-R
90-degree L shaped V1.0 Angled Adapter - Variant B CM-ADT-16PC-B90KX-R
180-degree U shaped V1.0 Angled Adapter - Variant A CM-ADT-16PC-A180KX-R
180-degree U shaped V1.0 Angled Adapter - Variant B CM-ADT-16PC-B180KX-R
90-degree L shaped V1.1 Angled Adapter - Variant A CM-ADT-16PC-A90KX-R1
90-degree L shaped V1.1 Angled Adapter - Variant B CM-ADT-16PC-B90KX-R1
180-degree U shaped V1.1 Angled Adapter - Variant A CM-ADT-16PC-A180KX-R1
180-degree U shaped V1.1 Angled Adapter - Variant B CM-ADT-16PC-B180KX-R1

Issue

The adapter’s male connector could become loose during cable management and system use, overheat, and melt into the GPU, posing fire and burn hazards.

As of February 26, 2024, the company has received  50 reports of melting incidents in Canada. No injuries have been reported.

What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled GPU Angled Adapters and contact CableMod for instructions on removal, destruction and disposal and how to claim a full refund or store credit.

For more information, consumers can contact CableMod toll-free by telephone at 1-888-203-3605 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, by email at support@cablemod.com, or visit the company website at https://cablemod.com/adapterrecall/ or https://cablemod.com and click on the “Voluntary Safety Recall” banner at the top of the page for more information.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind consumers to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.

Additional information

Background

Number Sold

The company reported that  2,385 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time Period Sold

The affected products were sold from February 2023 to December 2023.

Place of Origin

Manufactured in China

Details
Original published date:
Alert / recall type
Consumer product recall
Category
Consumer products - Electronics
Companies

Manufacturer

CableMod Ltd

Sheung Wan

China

Published by
Health Canada
Audience
General public
Identification number
RA-75173

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