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Limoss Recalls Battery Power Packs for Power Recliners and Lift Chairs Due to Fire Hazard

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: Limoss lithium ion battery power packs

Hazard: The battery power packs can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy: Replace

Consumer Contact: Limoss toll-free at 1-866-643-0394 from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. CT Monday through Thursday and 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. CT on Friday or online at www.limoss-us.com and click on "Support" and then "Notice and Recalls" for more information.

Units: About 2,500

Description: This recall involves Limoss AKKU-PACK rechargeable lithium ion battery power packs sold as accessories for Palliser, Flexsteel and Best Home Furnishing power recliners and lift chairs. They are used to power the chair when an electrical outlet is not available. "Limoss Li-ion Battery Pack," model number ZB-B1800, code MC 160 and dates codes of 11-0102011 through 6-14-2012 are printed on a white sticker on the side of the unit. Recalled battery power packs are black and measure 6 inches long by 3 inches wide.

Incidents/Injuries: Limoss has received two reports of the battery pack overheating, including one incident that resulted in undetermined fire damage. No injuries were reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled battery power packs and contact Limoss for a free replacement.

Sold at: Best Home Furnishing, Flexsteel and Palliser dealers nationwide and online at amazon.com and other websites from November 2011 through August 2012 for about $100.

Importer: Limoss US LLC, of Baldwyn, Miss.

Distributor(s): Limoss US LLC, of Baldwyn, Miss.

Manufactured in: China