Ion Audio portable speakers recalled due to explosion hazard

Starting date:
June 4, 2019
Posting date:
June 4, 2019
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Electronics
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fire Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-70095

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Sport Express, Cornerstone, Cornerstone Glow and Keystone Ion Audio portable speakers.
  • Issue: Hydrogen gas can leak from the portable speaker battery when charging and the speaker can burst, posing an explosion hazard.
  • What to do: Immediately stop using the recalled portable speakers.

Affected products

Sport Express, Cornerstone, Cornerstone Glow and Keystone Ion Audio portable speakers.

Product description

This recall involves Sport Express, Cornerstone, Cornerstone Glow and Keystone Ion Audio portable speakers manufactured by InMusic Brands. The Sport Express speaker is black and has two knobs on the front with a neon blue lit clock. It is approximately 23 centimetres (9 inches) tall. The Cornerstone and Cornerstone Glow speakers are triangular in shape, have a white outer casing, and are approximately 35 centimetres (14 inches) wide and 25 centimetres (10 inches) tall. The Keystone Ion speaker is square with a white casing and grey center. It is approximately 20 centimetres (8 inches) wide and 23 centimetres (9 inches) tall.

The following models are being recalled:
Brands Model UPC Numbers
Ion Audio Sport Express iPA104 Sport Express 0812715010911
Ion Audio Cornerstone iSP55 Cornerstone

0812715018078

0812715018528

0812715019976

0812715019969
Ion Audio Cornerstone Glow iSP81 Cornerstone Glow
Ion Audio Keystone iSP64 0812715018139

Hazard identified

Hydrogen gas can leak from the portable speaker battery when charging and the speaker can burst, posing an explosion hazard.
As of May 27, 2019, no reports of incidents or injuries were reported in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 2297 units of the affected products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from March 2016 to April 2019.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
InMusic Canada
Brossard, Quebec
CANADA
Manufacturer
Shenzhen Fenda Technology Co., Ltd.
CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled portable speakers and contact Ion Audio for an exchange.

For more information contact InMusicbrands client services toll free at 1-833-466-9165 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Eastern time) Monday to Friday, or by e-mail, or visit the company's recall website.

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.