AmazonBasics branded Portable Power Bank Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Washington: AmazonBasics branded Portable Power Bank Recall [US]Amazon.com, Inc., doing business as Amazon, a Seattle, Washington establishment, recalls an estimated 260,000 AmazonBasics branded Portable Power Banks due to suspected overheating and ignition with consequential risk of fire, chemical burns and property damage, all serious health and safety hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/3Kwn30iX9h5

Direct link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Amazon-Recalls-Portable-Power-Banks-Due-to-Fire-and-Chemical-Burn-Hazards-Recall-Alert

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves six (6) versions of AmazonBasics’ Portable lithium-ion Battery Chargers/Power Banks with the following storage capacities: 16,100 mAh; 10,000 mAh; 5,600 mAh; 2,000 mAh with micro USB cable; 3,000 mAh and 3,000 mAh with USB micro cable.

The rubberized or metallic Power Banks are black in color and rectangular in form. They measure about 3 inches long by 1.4 inch high by 0.9 inch wide. The power banks were sold with or without a USB charger cable and a carrying pouch. The AmazonBasics logo is printed on the front of the unit. Product ID number B00LRK8EVO, B00LRK8HJ8, B00LRK8I7O, B00LRK8IV0, B00LRK8JDC or B00ZQ4JQAA is printed on the back of the unit.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Power Banks can be found on the Web site/sites listed above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CPSC, the Power Bank’s Battery can overheat and ignite, posing fire and burn hazards. Amazon has received 53 reports of the Power Banks overheating in the US, including one (1) report of chemical burns due to contact with battery acid and four (4) reports of property damage, including fire and smoke damage.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Portable Power Banks, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return the product to Amazon for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Amazon toll-free at 1-855-215-5134 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Saturday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at https://amazonpowerbank.expertinquiry.com/ to register your product and receive a full refund.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Portable Power Banks, please search for “power banks” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Fire hazards, please search for “fire” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 18-728
Recalls Direct RIN: 9900-2018
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