RECALL: 21,000 Wireless Phone Charging Pads Pose a Burn Hazard to Consumers
The charging pads can overheat while in use
Hirsch Gift has announced the recall of around 21,000 CloudCharge Qi wireless phone charging pads that can overheat while in use, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
Recalled Product Details
The recalled charging pads were given away as a promotional item to employees and customers of various companies from February 2018 to May 2018.
The product name and a model number of T4706 are printed on the bottom of the charger and select company promotional logos and artwork are printed on the top.
The phone chargers are circular and have a white plastic bottom with the top having various promotional artwork. They measure about 4" in diameter and .5" tall. A white USB power cable is included along with a wireless receiver adapter. Each charging pad and accessories are packed in a white plastic box with a clear lid.
Reported incidents and Injuries
Hirsch Gift says that, to date, it has received seven reports of the phone chargers overheating. No injuries have been reported thus far.
What should consumers do?
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled CloudCharge Qi wireless charging pads and contact Hirsch Gift at (877) 220-4438 for a free replacement.