Brookstone Big Blue Party™ Indoor/Outdoor Wireless Speakers

Starting date:
February 25, 2019
Posting date:
February 25, 2019
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Electronics
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-69158

Affected products

Big Blue Party™ Indoor/Outdoor Wireless Speakers

Product description

This recall involves Brookstone Big Blue Party™ indoor/outdoor wireless speakers. The recalled speakers are silver or gray colored and measure about 15 centimetres wide by 15 centimetres deep by 40 centimetres tall. The speaker may also have "Brookstone" printed at the bottom on one side of the speaker, as well as on the label on the underside of the speaker.

The following products are affected by the recall:
SKU Description/Color
849504 Graphite
318417 360 with Chromecast
952645 light gray

The SKU is printed on the bottom underside of the speaker.

Hazard identified

The lithium ion batteries in the wireless speakers can overheat and catch fire, posing a fire hazard.

The company is no longer in business. As of October 19, 2018, according to the United States CPSC recall there have been 12 reports of the speakers overheating and catching fire, resulting in five reports of property damage.

Number sold

The number sold in Canada is unknown. The product is known to have been advertised for sale on Amazon.ca.

Time period sold

The time period sold is unknown.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

Distributor
Brookstone Purchasing Inc.
Merrimack
New Hampshire
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled speakers. Note that Brookstone Purchasing Inc. is no longer in business.

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.