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
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Fire Hazard, Burn Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
- 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.
Bead Landing™ Tassel Keychain Mobile Power Banks
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 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.
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
Michaels Stores Procurement Co. Inc. (MSPCI), a subsidiary of The Michaels Companies Inc.
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.