Recall: Matco Tools Wireless Chargers
On 2019-04-03, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Matco Tools Wireless Chargers due to a potential Burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in November 2018 for about $25.
About 5,000 units are involved in this charger recall. Instance(s) of injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Batteries & Chargers (Universal) category in 2019.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 600,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
The wireless chargers can overheat, posing a burn hazard.
Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves Matco Tools brand wireless chargers. The recalled chargers are round and have "MATCO TOOLS" and the Matco logo printed on a black background in the center. They measure about 4 inches in diameter and 1/2 an inch in height and were sold with a USB connector cable.
These items were sold new+ at Matco Tools mobile truck stores nationwide from November 2018 through January 2019 for about $25.
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 chargers and return them to the place of purchase for either a full refund or Matco Tools store credit of equal value.
Professional Tool Products toll-free at 866-496-8423 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.professionaltoolproducts.com and click on "Product Recalls" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Professional Tool Products has received six reports of the chargers overheating, including two reports of burns to consumers' fingers.
+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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