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Snap Recalls Lithium-Ion Battery Sold for Pixy Flying Cameras Due to Fire Hazard

  • Recalled battery for Pixy Flying Camera
  • Pixy Flying Camera with recalled battery on charger
Name of Product:
Lithium-ion battery sold for Pixy Flying Cameras

The lithium-ion battery in the camera can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

Recall Date:
February 01, 2024

About 71,000

Consumer Contact

Snap’s recall hotline at 800-269-6990 24 hours a day, or email at or online at or go to and click on “Recalls” at the bottom of the page for more information. Snap is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Recall Details


This recall involves the rechargeable lithium-ion battery sold with the pocket-sized Pixy Flying Camera. The battery was sold separately and paired with the Pixy, which takes pictures and videos and measures about five inches long by four inches wide. The Pixy and battery are both yellow in color. The battery measures about three inches long and half of an inch wide.


Consumers should immediately stop using the Pixy Flying Camera, remove the battery and stop charging it. Consumers should then visit for instructions on how to participate in the recall, receive a refund of the purchase price, and dispose of the battery in accordance with local and state regulations. The Pixy flying camera and other Pixy accessories are also separately eligible for a refund of the purchase price.


Snap has received four reports of the battery overheating and bulging, resulting in one minor battery fire and one minor injury.

Sold At:
Online at and from May 2022 through December 2023 for between $185 and $250 for the Pixy Flying Camera or “Flight Pack” bundle, between $40 and $50 for the extra charger/battery, and between $16 and $20 for the battery sold separately.

Snap LLC., of Santa Monica, California

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