Mobile Warming Performance Heated Sock Recall [US]


Mobile Warming Performance Heated Sock Recall [US]

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US FlagUS/Washington: Tech Gear 5.7, Inc., of San Marcos, California recalls an estimated 4,000 pairs of Mobile Warming Performance Heated Socks due to suspected overheating, melting and/or ignition and consequential risk of fire, burns and property damage, all serious health and safety hazards.

CPSC: http://ht.ly/Zj7M30omZ7g

Direct link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/Tech-Gear-5-7-Recalls-Performance-Heated-Socks-Due-to-Fire-and-Burn-Hazards

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves certain Mobile Warming Performance Heated Socks sold with lithium-ion batteries.

  • The recalled Socks were sold in gray color and made of a poly-cotton blend in men’s and women’s sizes 6-10 and 10-14. They have serial numbers including MW18A04-17-14, MW18A04-17-15, MW18A04-M4-10/W6-11 and MW18A04-M10-14 and heat up when the battery is connected and switched to the ON position. The heating on/off is controlled through the Battery switch or the phone app when a phone is paired.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Socks 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 lithium-ion battery included in these Socks can overheat, melt or ignite when charged with a Charger other than the one provided with the product. If this defect occurs, it poses fire and burn hazards to the operator. Tech Gear 5.7 has received four (4) reports of bBtteries overheating, melting or igniting, resulting in minor property damage in two (2) instances, and melting of the battery case in the others. No injuries have been reported.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Mobile Warming Performance Heated Socks, 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 Tech Gear 5.7 toll-free at 1-888-908-6024 from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Pacific Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.mobilewarming.com and click on the Recall Information link for more information or by e-mail at cs@techgear5-7.com.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Heated Socks, please search for “socks” or more generically, “clothing” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to products made, marketed and/or sold by Tech Gear 5.7, Inc., please search for “Tech Gear 5.7” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 19-082
Recalls Direct RIN: 11335-2019
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