Recall: Kikkerland Wireless Charger Bedside Pockets
On 2018-10-18, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Kikkerland Wireless Charger Bedside Pockets due to a potential Fire and Burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in March 2018 for about $35.
About 4,000 units are involved in this Kikkerland Design pockets recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 6th recall of products in the Computers & Laptop Batteries category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 50 similar recalls,
involving about 8 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The wireless charger bedside pockets can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Kikkerland's wireless charger bedside pockets used for recharging mobile phones and devices. The recalled chargers have a wireless charging pocket in which a mobile phone or other electronic device is placed. The recalled charger pockets have the configuration of an expanding v-shaped file folder with a single pocket and a rigid flap that is pivotally attached on one side. The pocket is typically placed between the mattress and the bed frame. They are made of a dark gray felt material and were sold with a power cord. In operation, the cord is plugged into an electronic outlet and the mobile phone is placed into the pocket for recharging.
These items were sold new+ at Annie's Blue Ribbon, Kowalski's, SF MOMA, Therapy stores and other stores nationwide from March 2018 through August 2018 for about $35.
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 charger pockets and contact Kikkerland for instructions on how to receive a full refund.
Kikkerland at 800-766-8523 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at firstname.lastname@example.org or online at www.kikkerland.com and click on "Recalls" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Kikkerland has received three reports of smoke coming from the charger pockets. 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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