CPSC Product Recall: Pogoplug Video File Sharing Device Poses Fire Hazards

08/02/2011 // WPB, FL, USA // Personal Injury Lawyers News // Nicole Howley

San Francisco, CA — Pogoplug Video file sharing devices are being voluntarily recalled by Cloud Engines Inc., Health Canada and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) over fire hazards the device poses. The CPSC announced the nationwide product recall on August 2, 2011.

The product recall was issued after noticing that the unit can overheat or catch fire, which can emit excessive heat, sparks, smoke for flames. This poses a fire hazard to consumers.

“This recall involves the Pogoplug Video file sharing device. The device is a black desktop electronics box, measuring about 2.5 inches wide, 7 inches deep, and 5.5 inches high. It is used to stream and share videos, photos, and music and to provide remote access to files stored on drives attached to the device. The device has the word ‘Pogoplug’ on the side. ‘Model: Pogoplug Video’ is listed on a label on the bottom of the device,” reported the CPSC.

Consumers are advised to contact Cloud Engines in order to receive a refund or replacement device.

For more information about the product recall, consumers can contact Cloud Engines toll-free at (866) 582-6651 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT, by e-mail at [email protected] or www.pogoplug.com.

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