Power Bank Charging Stations Sold at The Container Store Pose Fire Risk

The recalled charging stations can overheat while in use

Power Bank Charging Stations Sold at The Container Store Pose Fire Risk
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April 6, 2018

Mizco International is recalling 6,000 Re-fuel power bank charging stations sold at The Container Store.

The recalled charging stations can overheat while in use, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.

Recalled Product Details

This recall involves the Re-fuel by Digipower Grab and Go Family Pack portable power bank charging stations. The power bank charger is a self-contained energy source used to charge cell phones and other devices when an electrical outlet is not available. The unit consists of three (black, gray, and green) 2600 mAh re-chargeable lithium-ion battery chargers that sit on a recharging docking station.

Each power bank is oval in shape and measures approximately 3.75 inches long by 1.25 inches high by 0.75 inches wide. re-fuel by DIGIPOWER is printed on each power bank. An item number of RF-TRIP can be found on the bottom of the charging station.

When and where were they sold?

The affected Re-fuel power bank charging stations were sold at The Container Store locations nationwide from October 2017 through February 2018.

To date, there have been five reports from consumers of these charging stations overheating and melting. No injuries have been reported thus far.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled charging stations and contact The Container Store at (888) 266-8246 for instructions on how to receive a full refund.