Lifeguard Press Recalls USB Charging Kits Due to Fire, Shock Hazards
Lifeguard Press is recalling roughly 25,400 charging kits. The wall charger can overheat and emit smoke and sparks, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers. The prongs on the charger can also detach and remain in the electrical outlet, posing a risk of electrical shock.
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 contain a wall charger, a 12 to 24-volt car charger, a 30-pin USB cord and a Lightning port adapter.
The Ban.do wall chargers come in the colors of yellow and black, and white stripe; the Jonathan Adler wall chargers come in multicolor, and blue and white patterns; and the Lilly Pulitzer wall chargers come in multicolor floral patterns.
The recalled charging kits will have one of the following item numbers: 14150111, 14150118, 140250, 140252, 143501, 78602, or 143504. The charging kits were sold at Dillard's, Lilly Pulitzer, Nordstrom's and independent boutiques nationwide from February 2014 through June 2014.
Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using the USB wall charger and contact Lifeguard Press to return the charging kit for a full refund.
For further details on this recall, contact Lifeguard Press toll-free at 800-992-3006.