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Universal Charger sold by S.G. Impex

Starting date:
June 10, 2013
Posting date:
June 10, 2013
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Electronics
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-33961

Affected products

Universal Charger sold by S.G. Impex

Product description

This recall involves a black universal charger with model number YH-4096 96 W. The word "Power" is embossed on the top of the charger.

Hazard identified

The affected product has not been tested to determine whether it is compliant with Canadian standards for product safety and may pose a fire hazard.

The Electrical Safety Authority has received one report of a charger overheating and melting. Neither Health Canada nor S.G. Impex has received any reports of incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of this charger.

Number sold

Approximately 60 units of the affected products were sold at the following retailers in Ontario:

  • Global Wireless
  • Solution Provider
  • Recopy Printing
  • A 1 Bargain
  • Cellular Shack
  • Variety Tools
  • Half Price Batteries
  • Discount Mart Plus
  • Xiao Ya Li
  • Kings Convenience
  • 99 Cent Zone
  • Dollarplus
  • Second Hand World
  • Borem Enterprises
  • King Electronics
  • Singh Elektronics

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from November 2010 to December 2011.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Importer
S.G. Impex
Etobicoke
Ontario
CANADA

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What you should do

Consumers should stop using the charger immediately and unplug it. Consumers may contact S.G. Impex for a full refund.

For more information, consumers may contact S.G. Impex by phone at 1-416-503-9872, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday.

Consumers may also view the recall notice on the Electrical Safety Authority's website