TJX Canada recalls Luv Betsey Universal Rechargeable Power Banks

Starting date:
March 26, 2019
Posting date:
March 26, 2019
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Electronics
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-69254

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and TJX Canada.

Affected products

Luv Betsey Universal Rechargeable Power Banks

Product description

This recall involves Luv Betsey Universal Rechargeable Power Banks which come in a variety of colours and shapes, including a unicorn head, a cake, and emojis. The power banks contain lithium ion batteries and are compatible with smartphones and tablets.

Power banks with the following model and UPC numbers are included in this recall:
Model Colour UPC
TLB-0177 Yellow 889487483533
TLB-0152 White 889487483526
TLB-0044 White 889487234135
TLB-0042 Yellow 889487234500
TLB-0041 White 889487234128
LGSWIRL Pink 889487203469
LGLAUGH Blue 889487205531
LGLAUGH Yellow 889487244257
LGKISS Pink 889487205548
LGKISS Yellow 889487234067
LGKATY Black 889487203452

The UPC code is located on an adhesive price ticket that was applied to the reverse side of the packaging.

Hazard identified

The power bank's battery can overheat and ignite, posing fire and burn hazards.

As of February 25, 2019, the company has received no reports of the power banks overheating in Canada, and no reports of injuries. In the United States, the company has received 3 reports of the power banks overheating, and no reports of injuries.

Number sold

Approximately 6,955 units of the affected products were sold in Canada and approximately 159,419 were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from October 2016 to June 2017.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Importer
TJX Canada
Mississauga
Ontario
CANADA
Distributor
Daniel M. Friedman & Associates,
A Division of Steven Madden, Ltd.
Long Island City
New York
UNITED STATES
Manufacturer
Yiwu City Fuman Leather & Accessories Co., Ltd.
Yiwu ,Zhejiang
CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the product and return the product to any Winners, Marshalls or HomeSense store for a full refund.

For more information, consumers may contact TJX Canada by telephone toll-free at 1-800-646-9466 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's 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.