Hewlett-Packard (HPQ, Tech30) and federal regulators on Tuesday recalled 6 million power cords sold between September 2010 and June 2012 with some HP and Compaq notebook computers, as well as certain docking stations.
This probably applies to some people here or someone you know. Use the information below to see if your model number is on the recall list.
Link to CNN Article
Link to U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Warning
Link to HP Notebook PC AC Power Cord Safety Recall and Replacement Program