i.Sound Portable Battery Pack Recall [Canada]


Canada CFIA RecallCanada/Ottawa: i.Sound Portable Battery Pack Recall [Canada]Health Canada recalls some i.Sound Portable Battery Packs due to fire and unauthorized use of the Underwriters Laboratories standards mark, both serious safely hazards. HCSC: http://ht.ly/Dqbew

Direct link: http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2014/41403r-eng.php

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

  • i.Sound; item number:DGIPAD-4543;
    • Description: portable power: 8,000 mAh
    • Input: 12V 1A, output: 5V 2.1A on each connector 2.5A together
    • Capacity: 30Wh lithium polymer battery
    • cULus listing number: MH47109
    • Packaging information: bears an unauthorized Underwriters Laboratories mark
    • i.Sound Portable Power, 8,000 mAh backup battery
    • i.Sound: The New Sound by dreamGEAR, PO Box 478
  • i.Sound; item number:DGIPAD-4544
    • Description: portable power: 16,000 mAh
    • Input: 12V 1A; output: 5V 2.1A on each connector 2.5A together
    • Capacity: 60Wh lithium polymer battery
    • cULus listing number: MH47109
    • Packaging information: bears an unauthorized Underwriters Laboratories mark
    • I.Sound Portable Power
    • 16,000 mAh backup battery
    • i.Sound Portable Power, 16,000 mAh backup battery
    • dreamGEAR, PO Box 478, Torrance CA 90508 USA

Please consult the photograph above for details of the products’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

According to Health Canada, Underwriters Laboratories has determined that the recalled Battery Packs are not authorized to bear the UL Mark. In addition, the products do not comply with the appropriate safety standards and may pose a risk of fire.

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HCSC ID number: RA-41403
Recalls Direct RIN: 4307-2014
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