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by Dave Gradijan

Canon to Recall Copiers Due to Fire Hazard

Sep 13, 20061 min
CSO and CISOData and Information Security

Canon announced it will recall more than 140,000 copiers due to a potential smoke or fire hazard, Reuters reports on

The company said it will replace three models of a personal compact copier made in Japan between 1987 and 1997 that may have a bad power cord connection, Reuters reports. More than 140,000 copiers could be affected by the recall, which is expected to cost Canon about 200 million yen (US$1.7 million), according to Reuters.

The Canon news comes on the heels of similar announcements by Dell and Apple, which both have recalled laptop computer batteries manufactured by Sony that posed a fire risk.

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