Mobile charging devices recalled over fire, burn hazards

Mobile charging devices recalled over fire, burn hazards
Bead Landing™ tassel keychain mobile power banks are being recalled because the lithium ion battery in the keychain’s mobile power bank can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards. The products were sold at Michaels stores nationwide. (Source: USCPSC)

(WAFB) - Michaels received two reports of mobile charging devices catching on fire after overheating while in use, sparking a nationwide recall of the product.

About 14,000 devices are being pulled from shelves as part of the recall, according to an announcement from the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission. An additional 950 devices sold in Canada are also being recalled.

The devices were sold at Michaels stores nationwide between March of 2018 and August of 2019. They were sold for about $20. Consumers with impacted devices can return them to stores for a refund.

The recalled products were sold in black, cream, blush pink, and iridescent blue colors. They are designed in the shape of a tassel and are attached to a keychain. The devices measure about 7 inches long by 1.5 inches wide with USB and micro USB charging cables, as well as a lightning adapter for the micro USB cable.

Use the information below to identify the recalled products:

Color SKU Number UPC codes
Black 545929 191518582543
Cream 545930 191518582550
Blush Pink 545931 191518582567
Iridescent Blue 545932 191518582574

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