Recall date: November 12, 2015
Recall number: 16-032

Recall Summary

Name of product:
Portable Lithium Polymer Battery Packs
Hazard:
Batteries can overheat and vent flames, posing fire and burn hazards.
Remedy:
Replace
Consumer Contact:

PNY Technologies toll-free at 888-316-1194 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, online at www.pny.com and click on "Product Recall" under the "Support" menu at the bottom of the page, or email Tech-Support-T10400@pny.com for more information.

Recall Details Report an Incident Involving this Product

In Conjunction With:
Units:
About 56,000 (in addition, about 800 sold in Canada)
Description:

This recall involves portable lithium polymer battery packs with model number T10400 that are used to charge USB-enabled smartphones, tablets and other USB-powered devices. The batteries are black or grey hand-held devices, 4 inches x 2.75 inches x 0.75 inches, with two USB outputs and four blue LED lights. PNY is laser-printed along the bottom on the front of the battery.

Incidents/Injuries:

PNY has received one report of venting with flames. No injuries have been reported.

 
Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled batteries and contact PNY for a free replacement rechargeable battery.

Sold At:

Best Buy, Office Depot, Office Max and other retail stores nationwide and online at amazon.com and frys.com from January 2014 through August 2015 for about $50.

Importer(s):

PNY Technologies, Inc., of Parsippany, N.J.

Distributor(s):

PNY Technologies, Inc., of Parsippany, N.J.

Manufactured In:
China