Kikkerland Recalls Wireless Charger Bedside Pockets Due to Fire and Burn 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: Wireless charger bedside pockets Hazard: The wireless charger bedside pockets can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.
Recall date: October 18, 2018
Units: About 3,600
Consumer Contact: Kikkerland at 800-766-8523 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at email@example.com or online at www.kikkerland.com and click on "Recalls" for more information.
Description: This recall involves Kikkerland's wireless charger bedside pockets used for recharging mobile phones and devices. The recalled chargers have a wireless charging pocket in which a mobile phone or other electronic device is placed. The recalled charger pockets have the configuration of an expanding v-shaped file folder with a single pocket and a rigid flap that is pivotally attached on one side. The pocket is typically placed between the mattress and the bed frame. They are made of a dark gray felt material and were sold with a power cord. In operation, the cord is plugged into an electronic outlet and the mobile phone is placed into the pocket for recharging.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled charger pockets and contact Kikkerland for instructions on how to receive a full refund.
Incidents/Injuries: Kikkerland has received three reports of smoke coming from the charger pockets. No injuries have been reported. Sold At: Annie's Blue Ribbon, Kowalski's, SF MOMA, Therapy stores and other stores nationwide from March 2018 through August 2018 for about $35.
Manufacturer: Ningbo Hongrui Imp. & Exp. CP. Ltd., of China
Importer: Kikkerland Design Inc, of New York
Manufactured In: China