Leedsworld, Inc. Spare 10,000 mAh Power Bank recalled due to fire hazard

Starting date:
January 23, 2020
Posting date:
January 23, 2020
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Tools and Electrical Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fire Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-71772

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Leedsworld, Inc. Spare 10,000 mAh Power Bank.
  • Issue: The power bank may overheat, posing a burn and fire hazard.
  • What to do: Immediately stop using the recalled product and contact the place of purchase for a refund.

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

Affected products

Spare 10,000 mAh Power Bank

Product description

This recall involves the Spare 10,000 mAh Power Bank. The brand of the product is Leedsworld, Inc. The product is battery-powered and white in colour. The product item number is 7121-18WH and the recall currently includes products with lot number, PO:1813582.The item number and lot number are displayed on the back of the power bank. The power bank was available as a promotional item and may or may not be decorated with artwork or various company logos.  

Hazard identified

A defect in the short circuit protection of the power bank may cause it to overheat, posing a burn and fire hazard.

As of January 8, 2020, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.  In the United States, the company has received one report of overheating causing the product to ignite a fire; no injury was reported.

Number sold

Approximately 445 units of the affected product were sold in Canada and approximately 4700 were sold in the United States.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from July 2019 to September 2019.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

Distributor
Leedsworld, Inc.
New Kensington
Pennsylvania
UNITED STATES
Manufacturer
Shenzhen Mossloo Industrial Co. Ltd.
Shenzen
CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and contact the place of purchase for a refund.

The recalled product should be disposed of in accordance with local requirements for the disposal of lithium batteries.

Consumers may contact Leedsworld, Inc. at 1-800-860-1555, Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m to 9:00 p.m. EST, or by email.

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.