ECOXGEAR EcoBoulder Speakers recalled due to injury hazard

Starting date:
December 10, 2019
Posting date:
December 10, 2019
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Electronics
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-71830

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: ECOXGEAR EcoBoulder Speakers.
  • Issue: The speaker's battery can overcharge and burst, posing fragmentation and injury hazards.
  • What to do: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled speakers and contact ECOXGEAR for a free battery replacement kit.

Affected products

ECOXGEAR EcoBoulder Speakers

Product description

The recall involves the ECOXGEAR EcoBoulder Bluetooth Speakers. The speaker is black in colour, with a black colour accent around the front speaker and a matching rubber slip mat. The recalled products have model number GDI-EXBM901 and UPC 819127010348. The model number can be found on the inside door of the speaker’s storage compartment.

Hazard identified

The speaker's battery can overcharge and burst, posing fragmentation and injury hazards.

As of December 4, 2019, Lectron Radio Sales Ltd. has received no reports of consumer incidents or injuries in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 672 units of the affected product were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from September 2016 to January 2017.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

Distributor
Lectron Radio Sales Ltd
Peterborough
Ontario
CANADA
Manufacturer
XINGTEL XIAMEN GROUP CO. LTD.
CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled speakers and contact ECOXGEAR Customer Support to receive a free battery replacement kit.

For more information, consumers can contact ECOXGEAR Customer Support by telephone toll free at  1-800-903-9664 Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. CST, or by email.

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.