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Safety Alert

Mizco International Recalls Power Bank Charging Stations Due to Fire and Burn Hazards; Sold at The Container Store

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: Re-fuel power bank charging stations

Hazard: When the unit is being charged, it can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.

Remedy: Refund

Consumer Contact: The Container Store toll-free at 888-266-8246 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT anytime, via email at contain@containerstore.com or online at www.containerstore.com and click on Product Recall for more information.

Units: About 6,000

Description: This recall involves the Re-fuel by Digipower Grab and Go Family Pack portable power bank charging stations. The power bank charger is a self-contained energy source used to charge cell phones and other devices when an electrical outlet is not available. The unit consists of three (black, gray and green) 2600 mAh re-chargeable lithium-ion battery chargers that sit on a recharging docking station. Each power bank is oval in shape and measures approximately 3.75 inches long by 1.25 inches high by 0.75 inches wide. "re-fuel by DIGIPOWER" is printed on each power bank. Item number RF-TRIP is printed on the bottom of the charging station.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received five reports of power bank charging stations overheating and melting. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled charging stations and contact The Container Store for instructions on how to receive a full refund.

Sold exclusive at: The Container Store stores nationwide from October 2017 through February 2018 for about $40.

Importer: Mizco International Inc., of Avenel, N.J

Manufactured In: China