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Safety Alert

CleggPromo Recalls CPB-100 Power Banks 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: Power bank

Hazard: The power bank can overheat, explode and catch fire.

Remedy: Replace

Consumer Contact: CleggPromo at 800-842-2909 from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email recall@cleggpromo.com or online at www.cleggpromo.com and click on "1k Power Bank Recall Info" at the bottom of the page for more information.

Units: About 1,500

Description: This recall involves CleggPromo CPB-100 power banks, catalog item number 625401, which are used to provide emergency charging for portable electronic equipment. The recalled power banks are rectangular in shape with rounded corners and are about 3 1/2 inches long by 1 3/4 inches wide by 3/4 inches deep. The power banks are cream colored and have a silver panel on the top side with a white power button, four circles and the word "POWERBANK." The left end of the power bank has a standard USB port with the word "Out" above it and a power indicator LED light. The front side has a micro USB port with the word "In" below it. Input, output and capacity information are also on the front side.

Incidents/Injuries: There is one reported incident of the power bank overheating, exploding and catching fire, resulting in fire damage. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled power bank and contact CleggPromo to receive a free set of executive pens as a replacement product. CleggPromo will send consumers a prepaid shipping box and instructions on how to return the power bank free of charge.

Sold at: The recalled power banks were not sold at retail but were promotional items given as handouts at corporate events, meetings, trade shows and conventions from January 2014 to April 2015.

Manufacturer: Sinotec Technology, of Hong Kong, China.

Manufactured in: China