GetPower USB Home Charger Recall [Canada]


Canada CFIA RecallCanada/Ottawa: GetPower Portable USB Home Charger Recall [Canada]Home Hardware recalls an estimated 10,290 GetPower Portable USB Home Charger units due to failure to test for standards compliance, a serious safety hazard. HCSC: http://ht.ly/AY61N

Direct link: http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2014/40603r-eng.php

Additional information:
Health Canada/Santé Canada (“HCSC”) reports the following USB Home Chargers are subject to this recall:

  • GetPower Portable USB Home Charger AC USB Adapters; the two relevant model numbers are “CWP-ACUSB-MULTI” and “BD-201A-BD202A”. These two models have the same store item number identified as “3514-036” and a UPC 7-67322-19196-9. The products were offered in the following colours: assorted pink, red, blue, black, white, green, orange and purple.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s design and presentation.

According to Health Canada, the affected product has not been tested to determine whether it is compliant with the Canadian Standards for electrical product safety and may pose a safety hazard. Neither Home Hardware nor Health Canada has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these products.

Consumers should stop using the Portable USB Charger immediately and return it to a Home Hardware store for a credit.

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HCSC ID number: RA-40603
Recalls Direct RIN: 4060-2014
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