Combination Battery Chargers and Hand Warmers Sold Through Amazon Could Catch Fire
The recalled chargers/hand warmers were sold on Amazon.com from October 2015 to February 2016
Beanworthy has issued a recall for around 12,700 combination battery chargers and hand warmers that were sold exclusively through Amazon from October 2015 through February 2016 for about $30.
The recalled battery chargers/hand warmers can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.
This recall involves Human Creations EnergyFlux and EnergyFlux Slim model battery chargers and hand warmers. They are used to recharge cell phones, tablets, and other electronic devices with a USB port.
The chargers/hand warmers were sold in eight colors: black, gray, pink, red, orange, green, blue, and white. Human Creations EnergyFlux 4400 mAh or Human Creations EnergyFlux Slim 4400 mAh are printed on the side of the chargers/handwarmers. The EnergyFlux 4400mAh measures about 3.5 by 2.3 by 0.97 inches and the EnergyFlux Slim 4400mAh measures about 4.2 by 1.7 by 1 inches.
To date, there have been two fires reported related to this issue. No injuries have been reported.
What should consumers do?
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled battery chargers/hand warmers and contact Beanworthy for a free replacement product. The company says that it is contacting all known purchasers directly.
For more information about this recall, contact Beanworthy toll-free at (877) 405-4998.