Name of Product: Satellite T135, Satellite T135D and Satellite 
ProT130 Notebook Computers
Units: About 41,000 worldwide
Manufacturer: Toshiba America Information Systems Inc., of Irvine, Calif.
Hazard: The notebook computers can overheat at the notebook's plug-in 
to the AC adapter, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: Toshiba has received 129 reports of the notebook 
computers overheating and deforming the plastic casing area around 
the AC adapter plug,
including two reports of minor burn injuries that did not require 
medical attention and two reports of minor property damage.
Description: This recall involves certain Toshiba Satellite T135, 
Satellite T135D and Satellite Pro T130 notebook computer models. 
"Toshiba" is printed on the top of the notebook computer. The model 
name and number are printed on a label on the bottom of the notebook computers.
Sold at: Electronics stores and other retailers nationwide and 
online, including at and other websites, from 
August 2009 through August 2010 for between $600 and $800.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately download the latest version of 
Toshiba's BIOS computer program to their notebook computer at
This new computer program will detect whether the notebook computer 
is overheating, and if so, disable the notebook computer's external 
power and display a message directing the consumer to contact Toshiba 
for a free repair. Consumers who do not have Internet access should 
contact Toshiba to arrange for installation of the updated BIOS.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Toshiba at 
(800) 457-7777 anytime or visit the firm's website at

To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the 
recalled products, please go to:
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