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Lifeguard Press recalls Charging Kits

Starting date:
August 5, 2014
Posting date:
August 5, 2014
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Electronics
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fire Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-40823

Affected products

Various Ban.do, Jonathan Adler and Lilly Pulitzer charging kits

Product description

This recall involves seven models of charging kits with universal serial bus (USB) connectors that are used to recharge Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod devices. The recalled kits were sold under the Ban.do, Jonathan Adler and Lilly Pulitzer brand names and contained a wall charger, a 12 to 24-volt car charger, a 30-pin USB cord and a Lightning port adapter. The wall chargers are plastic cubes about 1¼ inches long, 1 inch wide and ½ inch tall with two metal prongs for plugging into an electrical outlet on one end and a USB port on the opposite end. Ban.do wall chargers came in the colors yellow and black and white stripe. Jonathan Adler wall chargers came in multicolour and blue and white patterns. Lilly Pulitzer wall chargers came in multicolour floral patterns.

The following charging kits are being recalled:
Brand Name Model Name / Design Item Number Barcode Number
Ban.do Power Trip Frills 14150111 825466926837
Ban.do Power Trip Mermand/Blush Stripe 14150118 825466926844
Jonathan Adler Architectural Borders 140250 825466926295
Jonathan Adler Hudson 140252 825466925301
Lilly Pulitzer Beach Rose 143501 825466925519
Lilly Pulitzer Mai Tai 78602 630306556675
Lilly Pulitzer Trippin and Sippin 143504 825466925526

Brand names are on the top front of the packaging and on the Lightning port adapters. Model names are on the bottom front of the packaging. Item numbers are on the back of the package in the bottom right corner.

Hazard identified

The wall charger can overheat and emit smoke and sparks, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers. The prongs on the charger can detach and remain in the electrical outlet, posing a risk of electrical shock.

Number sold

Approximately 221 of the recalled products were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from February 2014 to June 2014.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Importer
Lifeguard Press Inc.
Bowling Green
Kentucky
UNITED STATES
Retailer
Hudson Bay
Retailer
Jaytex Group
Retailer
Neat Stuff
Retailer
Shop by Monika

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using the USB wall charger, contact Lifeguard Press at 1-800-992-3006 or by email, and return the charging kit for a full refund.

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.