AmazonBasics branded Portable Power Bank Recall [Canada]


Canada FlagCanada/Ottawa: AmazonBasics branded Portable Power Bank Recall [Canada]Amazon.com, Inc., doing business as Amazon, a Seattle, Washington establishment, recalls six (6) models of AmazonBasics’ Portable Lithium-Ion Battery Chargers/Power Banks due to suspected overheating and consequential risk of fire, burn, injury and property damage hazards. HCSC: http://ht.ly/iHYX30j8BNO

Direct link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2018/66230r-eng.php

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

  • AmazonBasics Portable Power Bank – 10,000 mAh, sold with a product identification designation of B00LRK8JDC and with approximate dimensions of 5.63 by 2.83 by 0.65 inches (143 by 72 by 16.5 millimeters)
  • AmazonBasics Portable Power Bank – 16,100 mAh, sold with a product identification designation of B00ZQ4JQAA and with approximate dimensions of 5.89 by 3.23 by 0.77 inches (149.6 by 82 by 19.6 millimeters)
  • AmazonBasics Portable Power Bank – 3,000 mAh, sold with a product identification designation of B00LRK8I7O and with approximate dimensions of 4.76 by 1.52 by 0.55 inches (121 by 38.6 by 14 millimeters)
  • AmazonBasics Portable Power Bank – 5,600 mAh, sold with a product identification designation of B00LRK8IV0 and with approximate dimensions of 4.57 by 2.59 by 0.53 inches (116 by 66 by 13.5 millimeters)
  • AmazonBasics Portable Power Bank with Micro USB Cable – 2,000 mAh, sold with a product identification designation of B00LRK8EVO and with approximate dimensions of 3.86 by 2.44 by 0.28 inches (98 by 62 by 7.2 millimeters)
  • AmazonBasics Portable Power Bank with Micro USB Cable – 3,000 mAh, sold with a product identification designation of B00LRK8HJ8 and with approximate dimensions of 4.1 by 2.5 by 0.34 inches (103 by 64 by 8.6 millimeters)

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

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

According to Health Canada, the Battery in the recalled Power Banks can overheat and ignite, posing fire and burn hazards.

As of the date of the original recall notification, Amazon has received no reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of this product in Canada. In the United States, however, the company has received 53 reports of the power banks overheating, 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.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form available here: https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/consumer-product-safety/advisories-warnings-recalls/report-incident-involving-consumer-product.html

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 from Monday to Saturday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at https://amazonpowerbank.expertinquiry.com/.

Please note: the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

==> To see all recalls and notifications relating to Burn or Scald hazards, please search for “burn” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

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More information about this recall:
HCSC ID number: RA-66230
Recalls Direct RIN: 9948-2018
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