CPSC: Combination Battery Chargers and Hand Warmers
On 2018-03-15, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a cpsc regarding Combination Battery Chargers and Hand Warmers due to a potential Fire and Burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in October 2015 for about $30.
About 10,000 units are involved in this Beanworthy battery chargers and hand warmers recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Batteries & Chargers (Universal) category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 600,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
The chargers can overheat, posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Human Creations EnergyFlux and EnergyFlux Slim model battery chargers and hand warmers. They are used to recharge cell phones, tablets and other electronic devices with a USB port. They were sold in eight colors: black, gray, pink, red, orange, green, blue and white. "Human Creations EnergyFlux 4400 mAh" or "Human Creations EnergyFlux Slim 4400 mAh" are printed on the side of the chargers/handwarmers. EnergyFlux 4400mAh measures about 3.5 by 2.3 by 0.97 inches and EnergyFlux Slim 4400mAh measures about 4.2 by 1.7 by 1 inches.
These items were sold new+ Online at Amazon.com from October 2015 through February 2016 for about $30.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled combination battery charger and hand warmer and contact Beanworthy for a free replacement product. Beanworthy is contacting purchasers directly.
Beanworthy online at efr.beanworthy.com or toll-free at 877-405-4998 any time for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received two reports of the recalled battery charger and hand warmer overheating and catching on fire. No injuries have been reported.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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