Eastwood Co. at 800-345-1178 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.eastwood.com and click on "Recall Information" at the bottom of the page for more information.
This recall involves Rockwood portable power packs with lithium ion batteries and cables. They are used to charge a variety of electronic devices and car batteries and have a recessed LED flashlight. The power packs have a black plastic cover with "Rockwood" printed in white on the top. They measure about 6 inches long, 3 inches wide and 1 inch tall. A yellow and white danger label is on the bottom. Item number 30554 is printed on the packaging.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled power packs and return them to Eastwood for a full refund.
There have been two reports of the battery packs' lithium ion batteries bursting during charging and emitting black smoke, damaging carpet and leaving a black mark on a wall. No injuries have been reported.
Easthill Group Inc., dba Eastwood Co., of Pottstown, Pa.
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