This recall involves Universal Rechargeable Power Banks for use with smart phones and tablets. The recalled chargers came in a variety of colors and shapes, including a unicorn head, a cat with sunglasses, and a rainbow between two clouds.
Universal rechargeable power banksAbout 170,500 (In addition, 6,900 were sold in Canada)
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Burlington, Kohl’s, Ross and other stores nationwide from November 2016 through January 2019 for about $25.
Recall Date: Mar 26, 2019
The firm has received three reports of the charger overheating including one report of a house fire causing up to $150,000 in property damage. No injuries reported received.
Yiwu City Fuman Leather & Accessories Co., Ltd., of China
Daniel M. Friedman & Associates, a division of Steven Madden, Ltd. of Long Island City, N.Y.
Recall ID: 8517
Last Published: Mar 26, 2019
Emert Number: 19090
Emert Status: Announced