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Home Hardware recalls GetPower Portable USB Home Charger
- Starting date:
- July 18, 2014
- Posting date:
- July 18, 2014
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Unauthorized products
- General Public
- Identification number:
GetPower Portable USB Home Charger
This recall involves the GetPower portable USB home charger AC USB adapter. The two model numbers affected are CWP-ACUSB-MULTI and BD-201A-BD202A. These two models have the same store item number identified as 3514-036 and UPC 7-67322-19196-9.
The products were offered in the following colours: assorted pink, red, blue, black, white, green, orange, and purple.
The affected product has not been tested to determine whether it is compliant with the Canadian Standards for electrical product safety and may pose a safety hazard.
Neither Home Hardware nor Health Canada has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these products.
Approximately 10,290 units were sold in Home Hardware stores across Canada.
Time period sold
The recalled products were sold from April 2013 to July 2014.
Place of origin
Manufactured in China.
Home Hardware Stores Ltd.
What you should do
Consumers should stop using the portable USB charger immediately and return it to a Home Hardware store for a credit.
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.