Homeland Security and Emergency Services

Safety Alert

Spector & Co. Recalls Power Bank Chargers Due to Fire Hazard

Name of product: T119 Elf power bank chargers

Hazard: The charger can overheat while recharging, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy: Replace

Recall date: April 2, 2019

Units: About 4500 (in addition, about 2,600 were sold in Canada)

Consumer Contact: Spector & Co toll-free at 866-215-7991 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at recall@spectorandco.com or online at www.spectorandco.com and click on Product Recall or www.spectorandco.com/recall for more information

Description: This recall involves the T119 Elf power bank chargers. The portable battery-powered chargers are used for charging the battery of a mobile phone or other electronic device. The unit measures about 4 inches long by ¾ inch high by ¾ inch wide. It has a color match end with a wire key loop and the sides are either gun metal blue, black, red or gray. On the black top of the charger in white letters are "5V OUT" and "5V IN". The name and/or logo of the organization that gave away the units as a promotional item appears on the side of the power bank.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled power bank chargers and contact Spector & Co for a free replacement power bank charger and instructions for proper disposal.

Incidents/Injuries: Spector & Co has received two reports of the power bank overheating, resulting in no property or fire damage. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At: The power banks were given away as a free promotional item at various meetings, trade shows and industry conventions from May 2016 through January 2019.

Manufacturer: Shenzhen Casun Technology Co. Ltd., of China

Distributor: Spector & Co. Inc, of Champlain, N.Y.

Manufactured In: China