Tectron USB Charger Recall [US]

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US/Washington: Tectron USB Charger Recall [US]Tectron International recalls approximately 55,000 USB Chargers due to fire hazard. CPSC: http://ht.ly/DE8A3

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Tectron-International-Recalls-USB-Chargers/

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves a Tectron International 3-in-1 USB charging cable used to charge iPhone4S/4G/3GS/3G, iPhone5, iPad mini/iPad4 as well as Android phones.

The 10-foot long white cord has a standard USB plug on one end. The other end has three (3) plugs: 30-pin plug for the iPad First Generation and iPhone 4S and earlier models; a Lightning plug for the iPhone5 and later models and the iPad 2 and later models; and mini USB plug. The cable comes in a transparent sealed pouch. The item number, “USB29B” is printed on label on the outside of the pouch.

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

According to the CPSC, the recalled USB Charger can overheat while in use, posing a fire hazard. Two incidents reported the USB charger melting. No injuries or property damage were reported.

If you believe you have purchased the recalled USB Charger, please do not use it any longer. Instead, disconnect the device from the wall power supply and kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.


CPSC recall number: 15-016
Recalls Direct RIN: 4329-2014
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