MiWorld Issues Recall for Charlotte Russe Brand iPhone Chargers

MiWorld Issues Recall for Charlotte Russe Brand iPhone Chargers
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September 1, 2015

A boutique brand iPhone charger is being recalled due to a fire hazard.

Manufacturer MiWorld Accessories has received a report a certain model of its USB Cord & Wall Chargers for iPhone 5/5S are prone to overheating. This can lead to the devices catching on fire, which poses a hazard to users. These chargers are sold exclusively at Charlotte Russe stores. About 3,200 devices are involved in the recall.

The affected chargers have a geometric print in mint green and peach colors. Style numbers CRGT-003 or CRGT-004 are printed on the UPC sticker on the back side of the package. "Charlotte Russe" and "USB Cord & Wall Charger for iPhone 5/5S" are printed on the packaging.

MiWorld has received one report of the charger catching on fire, but no injuries have occurred. Consumers should immediately stop using recalled chargers and contact the company for a full refund.

The devices were sold only in October 2014, retailing for about $13.

Customers with questions can contact MiWorld at (877) 936-6677.