Belkin Portable Wireless Charger + Stand Special Edition recalled due to Fire and Electric Shock Hazard

Starting date:
February 11, 2021
Posting date:
February 11, 2021
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items, Tools and Electrical Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fire Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-74967

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Belkin Portable Wireless Charger + Stand Special Edition.
  • Issue: A manufacturing defect in the power supply unit can cause the charger to malfunction and overheat, posing fire and electric shock hazards.
  • What to do: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled product and return the product to Belkin for a full refund.

Affected products

Belkin Portable Wireless Charger + Stand Special Edition

Product description

This recall involves Belkin Portable Wireless Charger + Stand Special Edition.

The product comprises of:

(i) a portable wireless charger (commonly referred to as a "battery pack");

(ii) a charging stand; and

(iii) a power supply unit ("PSU").

"Belkin" is printed on the front of the stand and on the power supply unit. 

Recalled products:
Model Number Serial Numbers Date Codes UPC Codes
WIZ003tt 35B01DO6029400-35B01DO6033704; 35B01DO5010350-35B01DO5014350; 35B01DO6016560-35B01DO6020560; 35B01DO5014500-35B01DO5020003; 35B01DO6010001-35B01DO6010500; 35B01DO6010501-35B01DO6015500 May 2020 to June 2020 745883796007 and 745883796014

 

Hazard identified

A manufacturing defect in the power supply unit can cause the charger to malfunction and overheat, posing fire and electric shock hazards.

As of January 26, 2021, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

Number sold

The company reported that 221 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from July 2020 to October 2020.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

Distributor
Belkin International, Inc.
Florida
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled portable wireless chargers and contact Belkin for instructions on safe disposal, and for a full refund.

For more information, consumers can contact Belkin toll-free at 1 800-223-5546 for English 24/7, French 6:00 am – 7:00 pm EST Monday to Friday, or online.

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.