Limoss recalls Battery Power Packs for Power Recliners and Lift Chairs

Starting date:
January 12, 2016
Posting date:
January 12, 2016
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Electronics
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fire Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-56532

Affected products

Limoss lithium ion battery power packs

Product description

This recall involves Limoss AKKU-PACK rechargeable lithium ion battery power packs sold as accessories for Palliser, Sinca, Flexsteel, and Best Home Furnishings power recliners and lift chairs. They are used to power the chair when an electrical outlet is not available. Recalled battery power packs are black and measure 6 inches long by 3 inches wide. The following information is printed on a white sticker on the bottom of the unit:  Limoss Li-ion Battery Pack, Model Number ZB-B1800, Match Code MC 160, and Date Codes ranging from 1-1-2011 through 6-14-2012.

Hazard identified

The battery power packs can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of the recalled battery packs.

Limoss US, LLC has received two reports of the battery pack overheating in the United States, including one incident that resulted in undetermined fire damage. No injuries were reported.

Number sold

Approximately 2,545 of the recalled battery packs were sold in Canada and the United States by authorized Palliser, Sinca, Flexsteel, and Best Home Furnishings dealers and online at amazon.com and other websites.

Time period sold

The recalled battery packs were sold from November 2011 through June 2012.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Limoss US, LLC
Baldwyn
Mississippi
UNITED STATES
Manufacturer
Shenzhen Timeway Technology Consulting Co., Ltd.
Shenzhen
Guangdong
CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled battery packs and contact Limoss US, LLC for a free replacement.

Consumers may contact Limoss US, LLC toll free at 1-866-643-0394 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. CT Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. CT on Friday or visit the Limoss website, hover over Support and click on Notice and Recalls for more information.

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.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.