The charger can overheat while recharging, posing a fire hazard.
This recall involves the T119 Elf power bank chargers. The portable battery-powered chargers are used for charging the battery of a mobile phone or other electronic device. The unit measures about 4 inches long by ¾ inch high by ¾ inch wide. It has a color match end with a wire key loop and the sides are either gun metal blue, black, red or gray. On the black top of the charger in white letters are "5V OUT" and "5V IN". The name and/or logo of the organization that gave away the units as a promotional item appears on the side of the power bank.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled power bank chargers and contact Spector & Co for a free replacement power bank charger and instructions for proper disposal.
Spector & Co has received two reports of the power bank overheating, resulting in no property or fire damage. No injuries have been reported.
The power banks were given away as a free promotional item at various meetings, trade shows and industry conventions from May 2016 through January 2019.
Shenzhen Casun Technology Co. Ltd., of China
Spector & Co. Inc, of Champlain, N.Y.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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