Mizco International Recalls Power Bank Charging Stations Due to Fire and Burn Hazards; Sold at The Container Store

Source: Consumer Recalls (CPCSC)
Thu Apr 5, 2018 12:00AM

Name of product: Re-fuel power bank charging stations Hazard:

When the unit is being charged, it can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.

Remedy: Refund Recall date: April 5, 2018 Units: About 6,000 Consumer Contact:

The Container Store toll-free at 888-266-8246 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT anytime, via email at contain@containerstore.com or online at www.containerstore.com and click on Product Recall for more information.

Recall Details Description:

This recall involves the Re-fuel by Digipower Grab and Go Family Pack portable power bank charging stations. The power bank charger is a self-contained energy source used to charge cell phones and other devices when an electrical outlet is not available. The unit consists of three (black, gray and green) 2600 mAh re-chargeable lithium-ion battery chargers that sit on a recharging docking station. Each power bank is oval in shape and measures approximately 3.75 inches long by 1.25 inches high by 0.75 inches wide. "re-fuel by DIGIPOWER" is printed on each power bank.  Item number RF-TRIP is printed on the bottom of the charging station.

  Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled charging stations and contact The Container Store for instructions on how to receive a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

The firm has received five reports of power bank charging stations overheating and melting. No injuries have been reported.

Sold Exclusively At:

The Container Store stores nationwide from October 2017 through February 2018 for about $40.

Importer(s):

Mizco International Inc., of Avenel, N.J

Manufactured In: China Recall number: 18-138 Report an Incident Involving this Product This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC's Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

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