Tectron International Recalls USB Chargers Due to Fire Hazard

The charger can overheat while in use, posing a fire hazard.

Recall date: October 30, 2014
Recall number: 15-016
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    3-in-1 USB charger

Recall Summary

Name of product:

3-in-1 USB phone charger

Hazard:

The charger can overheat while in use, posing a fire hazard.

Consumer Contact:

Tectron International toll free at (844) 582-3152 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.tectronint.com and click on Recall for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 55,000

Description

The 3-in-1 USB charging cable is used to charge iPhone4S/4G/3GS/3G, iPhone5, iPad mini/iPad4 and android phones. The 10-foot white cord has a USB plug on one end. The other end has 3 plugs: 30-pin plug for the iPad First Generation and iPhone 4S and earlier models; Lightning plug for the iPhone5 and later models and the iPad 2 and later models; and mini USB plug. The cable comes in a transparent sealed pouch. Item NO. USB29B is printed on label on the outside of the pouch.

Incidents/Injuries

Two incidents reported the USB charger melting. No injuries or property damage were reported.

Remedy

Two incidents reported the USB charger melting. No injuries or property damage were reported.

Sold at

Distributors for school fundraisers from July 2014 to August 2014 for about $3.50.

Importer

Tectron International of Vernon, Calif.

Distributors

AGI Fundraising, The Chip Shoppe, CPK Inc, Evergreen Fundraising, Great American Opportunities and Paragon Promotions

Manufactured in

China

  • 3-in-1 USB charger