US/Washington: BioLite recalls an estimated BioLite brand BaseLanterns due to suspected risk of overheating and consequential fire, smoke and burn hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/D209307zvCZ
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves the BioLite BaseLantern and BaseLantern XL.
- The recalled BaseLanterns units are small rechargeable LED lanterns that function as both a light and a powerbank. BaseLanterns measure approximately 5 inches in height by 5 inches wide by 2 inches in depth, and are silver in color, and weigh about two (2) pounds.
The affected serial numbers range from PLC000001 to PLC004000, and PLCXL000001 to PLCXL006000. The serial number is located on the bottom of the device and on the bottom of the product packaging.
Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. One (1) additional image of the recalled BaseLanterns are pictured on the Web site above.
==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.
According to the CPSC, the lithium-ion battery included in this product can overheat while charging, posing a fire hazard.
If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Lanterns, 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 BioLite toll-free at 1-844-424-6548 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.BioLiteEnergy.com and click on the “BaseLantern Safety” link.
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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 17-716
Recalls Direct RIN: 8060-2017
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Filed under: Children, Electronics, Fire or smoke hazard, Sports equipment, US CPSC | Tagged: BaseLanterns, BioLite, CPSC, CPSC recall number: 17-716, lithium-ion battery, powerbank, Recalls Direct RIN: 8060-2017, US Consumer Product Safety Commission |