WakaWaka Adapter Kit Recall [US & Canada]


Canada CFIA RecallUS FlagUS/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: WakaWaka Adapter Kit Recall [US & Canada]WakaWaka recalls an estimated 900 Adapter Kits due to electrical shock, explosion and fire hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/Wmj1Z; HCSC: http://ht.ly/WmjeV

Direct US link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/Recall-Alerts/2016/WakaWaka-Recalls-Adapter-Kits/

Direct Canada link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2015/55670r-eng.php

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain WakaWaka Electrical Adapter Kits.

  • The recalled Adapter Kits let consumers charge their electrical equipment using household AC current. The components of the Kit are black in color and include the Adapter itself, a US-style two-blade plug, a European-style two-prong plug, a USB cable and ten different types of component connectors.

The phrase, “Travel Charger, Input 180-240VAC, 50-60Hz, 0.2A, Output 5.0V-500mA” is imprinted on the front of the Unit right below the pins on the Adapter.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional variations of the recalled Adapter Kits are pictured on the Web site above.

According to the CPSC, the recalled Adapter Kits can overheat posing a risk of fire, and the plastic shell of the Adapter can open, exposing a risk of shock to consumers.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Adapter Kits, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact WakaWaka at 1-888-472-6792 from 10:00 AM to 5 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can e-mail the company at http://www.waka-waka.com and click on Adapter Recall link.

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Additional information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 16-034
HCSC ID number: RA-55796
Recalls Direct RIN: 6266-2015
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