PNY Recalls Portable Lithium Polymer Battery Packs Due to Fire Hazard

This recall involves portable lithium polymer battery packs with model number T10400 that are used to charge USB-enabled smartphones, tablets and other USB-powered devices. The batteries are black or grey hand-held devices, 4 inches x 2.75 inches x 0.75 inches, with two USB outputs and four blue LED lights. PNY is laser-printed along the bottom on the front of the battery.

Recall Details
  • Hazard
    Batteries can overheat and vent flames, posing fire and burn hazards.
  • Remedy
    Replace
  • Incidents
    PNY has received one report of venting with flames. No injuries have been reported.
  • Consumer Action
    Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled batteries and contact PNY for a free replacement rechargeable battery.
  • Sold At
    Best Buy, Office Depot, Office Max and other retail stores nationwide and online at amazon.com and frys.com from January 2014 through August 2015 for about $50.
 
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