Roylco Recalls Educational Light Cubes Due to Fire Hazard

To date, the company has received three reports of the light cube battery overheating and catching fire

Roylco Recalls Educational Light Cubes Due to Fire Hazard
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November 4, 2016

Roylco has issued a recall of their Educational Light Cubes due to reports of the lithium polymer battery overheating and catching fire.

The educational light cube is a white cube measuring 16 inches high by 16 inches wide by 16 inches deep. The cubes have a light source and a battery located in the base. The cube is primarily used for creative learning involving light in the early childhood classroom.

The model number R59601 is located on the user guide included with the light cube. The recalled light cubes were sold at educational dealers and distributors nationwide including Beyond Play, Charles J. Becker, Excelligence, and Hatch and Kaplan from December 2013 through April 2016 for about $250.

To date, the firm has received three reports of the light cube battery overheating and catching fire. To date, no incidents or injuries involving the recalled product have been reported.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled light cubes and contact Roylco for instructions on returning the product for a free replacement of the light source, which contains the battery.

Consumers with any additional concerns or questions can contact Roylco at (800) 362-8656.