Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product
The chargers can overheat and smoke.
This recall involves Sharper Image USB wall chargers with model numbers "TSI202" and "TSI260." The wall chargers are used to recharge electronic devices through a USB connection including MP3 players and other devices. The chargers are black plastic and measure about 2 ? inches high by 1 ? inches wide. "The Sharper Image" is printed on the top. The model number is printed on bottom of the charger.
Atomi has received 13 reports of the chargers overheating, smoking and acrid smells. No injuries have been reported.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled wall chargers and contact Atomi for instructions on returning the chargers for a full refund.
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