Bead Landing™ Tassel Keychain Mobile Power Banks recalled due to fire and burn hazards

Starting date:
October 29, 2019
Posting date:
October 29, 2019
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Electronics
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fire Hazard, Burn Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-71409

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Bead Landing™ Tassel Keychain Mobile Power Banks.
  • Issue: The power bank's battery can overheat and ignite, posing fire and burn hazards.
  • What to do: Consumers should immediately stop using the power banks and return them to any Michaels store for a full refund.

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and The Michaels Companies, Inc.

Affected products

Bead Landing™ Tassel Keychain Mobile Power Banks

Product description

This recall involves Michaels private brand Bead™ Landing tassel keychain mobile power banks which can be used to charge smart phones and other devices. The tassel keychain mobile power banks measure approximately 18 centimeters (7 inches) long by 4 centimeters (1.5 inches) wide with USB and micro USB charging cables, as well as a lightning adapter for the micro USB cable. Only tassel keychain mobile power banks sold in black, cream, blush pink and iridescent blue colours are included in this recall.

The following products are included in the recall:
Colour SKU UPC
BLACK 545929 191518582543
CREAM 545930 191518582550
BLUSH 545931 191518582567
IRIDESCENT BLUE 545932 191518582574

 

Hazard identified

The lithium ion battery in the keychain's mobile power bank can overheat and ignite, posing fire and burn hazards.

As of October 18, 2019 Michaels has received two reports of overheating causing fire. Both incidents, one in Canada and one in the United States, resulted in minor property damage. No injuries have been reported.

Number sold

Approximately 950 units of the affected product were sold in Canada and approximately 14,000 were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from March 2018 to August 2019.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

Distributor
Michaels Stores Procurement Co. Inc. (MSPCI), a subsidiary of The Michaels Companies Inc.
Irving
Texas
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled tassel keychain mobile power banks and return them to any Michaels store for a full refund.

Consumers can contact Michaels at 1-800-642-4235 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online and click on "Product Recalls" at the bottom of the page for more information.

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.