Vibe USB Mobile Power Bars Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

Vibe USB Mobile Power Bars Recalled Due to Fire Hazard
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April 30, 2014

DGL Group is recalling roughly 99,000 Vibe USB mobile power bars that can overheat, posing a fire hazard. The recalled power bars were sold exclusively at Five Below.

This recall involves Vibe USB mobile power bars also known as portable USB power supply or portable chargers. The power bars were sold in black, white, blue, green, pink and purple. The rectangular-shaped power bars measure one square inch by three inches long and have a cord with key ring attached at the end. 'Power Bank' is embossed on the face of the device. 'Vibe' and 'Power Bar' are printed on the front of the black packaging along with an image of the device in one of the six colors. Model number FB-Bar is printed below the UPC code on the bottom of the packaging.

DGL Group has received six reports of incidents involving melted parts, smoking, leaking batteries and fire resulting in reports of bursting power bars and minor property damage.

The recalled Vibe USB mobile power bars were sold at Five Below stores nationwide from January 2014 to March 2014. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled power bar, unplug it from the electrical outlet and return it to the DGL Group for a full refund and a $5 coupon towards another purchase at Five Below.

For more on this recall, contact DGL Group toll-free at 888-456-4251.