Target Recalls USB Charging Cables Due to Shock and Fire Hazards



This recall includes the heyday 3 Foot Lightning USB charging cables. The cables are used to charge cellphones and other electronics that use lightning connector charging cables. The metal charging cable is purple, green and blue iridescent. The word “heyday” is printed on the cable’s connector. The model number 080 08 8261 is printed on the side of the product’s packaging.
Product:
heyday 3 Foot Lightning USB charging cablesAbout 90,000
Retailer:
Target stores nationwide and online at www.target.com from June 2018 through January 2019 for about $15.
Distributor:
Target Corp., of Minneapolis, Minn.
Recall Date:    May 29, 2019
Injury:
Target has received 14 reports of the cables smoking, sparking or igniting, including two reports of consumer finger burns.
Mfg:
Chug Inc., of Eden Prairie, Minn.
Mfg Country:
China
Importer:
Target Corp., of Minneapolis, Minn.
Recall ID:    8568
Last Published:    May 29, 2019
Official Site:    Link

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Emert Number:    19129
Emert Status:    Announced