Popkiller Recalls USB Chargers, Adapters and Cables Due to Fire, Electric Shock Hazards

Popkiller Recalls USB Chargers, Adapters and Cables Due to Fire, Electric Shock Hazards
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July 22, 2014

Popkiller is recalling roughly 2,500 USB car charger adapters, power adapters and 8-pin charger cables. Improperly mounted plug blades, and inadequate electronic circuitry create a fire and electrical shock hazard to consumers.

This recall involves Popkiller mini USB car charger power adapters, universal USB power adapters and 8-pin USB data sync charging cables. The recalled car charger has model number HHT-001 located on the flat side of the charger below the USB port. The charger measures 2 inches tall and 1 inch in diameter at its widest point. The Universal USB Power adapter has model number A1265 printed directly above the plug blades on the grey surface. The adapter measures 1.5 inches at its longest point and 1 inch wide. There is no model number printed on the 8-pin USB charging cables. All the recalled products are sold separately and come in the colors red, orange, green, blue, purple and pink.

The recalled car charger adapters, power adapters and 8-pin charger cables were sold at Popkiller retail locations in Los Angeles and Costa Mesa, California, from June 2013 through April 2014.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled phone accessories and return them to the place of purchase, or mail them to Popkiller Headquarters for a full merchandise credit.

For more info on this recall, contact Popkiller toll-free at 888-345-0724.