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Safety Alert

MiWorld Accessories Recalls Plug-in Wall Chargers for iPhones Due to Fire Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Charlotte Russe Stores

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of product: USB Cord & Wall Chargers for iPhone 5/5S

Hazard: The chargers can overheat and catch fire while in use, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy: Refund

Consumer Contact: MiWorld Accessories toll-free at 877-936-6677 between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email support@miworldaccessories.com or online at www.miworldaccessories.com and click on "Product Recall Click Here for More Info" button for more information.

Units: About 3,200

Description: This recall involves wall chargers with USB cords that are used to charge the iPhone 5 and 5S. The chargers have a geometric print in mint green and peach colors. Style numbers CRGT-003 or CRGT-004 are printed on the UPC sticker on the back side of the package. "Charlotte Russe" and "USB Cord & Wall Charger for iPhone 5/5S" are printed on the packaging.

Incidents/Injuries: There has been one report of the charger catching on fire. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using recalled chargers and contact MiWorld for a full refund.

Sold exclusively at: Charlotte Russe stores nationwide during October 2014 for about $13.

Importer: MiWorld Accessories LLC, of New York

Manufactured in: China