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
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Product Safety
- General Public
- Identification number:
Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and TJX Canada.
Luv Betsey Universal Rechargeable Power Banks
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.
The UPC code is located on an adhesive price ticket that was applied to the reverse side of the packaging.
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.
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.
Daniel M. Friedman & Associates,
A Division of Steven Madden, Ltd.
Long Island City
Yiwu City Fuman Leather & Accessories Co., Ltd.
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.
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