Eastwood Recalls Multi-Function Power Packs Due to Fire Hazard

This recall involves Rockwood portable power packs with lithium ion batteries and cables. They are used to charge a variety of electronic devices and car batteries and have a recessed LED flashlight. The power packs have a black plastic cover with “Rockwood” printed in white on the top. They measure about 6 inches long, 3 inches wide and 1 inch tall.  A yellow and white danger label is on the bottom. Item number 30554 is printed on the packaging. 

Recall Details
  • Hazard
    The power packs’ lithium ion batteries can burst during charging, posing a fire hazard.
  • Remedy
    Refund
  • Incidents
    There have been two reports of the battery packs’ lithium ion batteries bursting during charging and emitting black smoke, damaging carpet and leaving a black mark on a wall. No injuries have been reported. 
  • Consumer Action
    Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled power packs and return them to Eastwood for a full refund.
  • Sold At
    Eastwood stores in Chicago, Parma, Ohio and Pottstown, Pa., in Eastwood’s catalog and online at www.eastwood.com and other websites from January 2015 through October 2015 for between $50 and $110.   
 
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