PCNA Recalls Power Banks Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
Name of product: Spare 10,000 mAh Power Banks
Hazard: The power bank's lithium-ion battery can overheat and ignite, posing fire and burn hazards.
Recall date: January 23, 2020
Units: About 5,000 (about 445 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact: PCNA at 800-860-1555, from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at CustomerService@leedsworld.com or visit www.pcna.com and click on the "Recalls" link at the bottom of the page for more information
Description: This recall involves the Spare Power Bank used to charge electronic devices. They have a 10,000 mAh Grade A lithium ion battery, LED indicator lights, and a flashlight. The power banks are white and are decorated with various logos. PO number 1813582 is printed on the back of the power bank. The power banks measure about 5 1/2 inches long by 2 1/2 inches wide.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using the recalled power banks and dispose of the recalled power banks by following local laws for disposal of lithium-ion batteries.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of fire. No injuries have been reported.
Sold At: Given to consumers as free promotional products at meetings or events nationwide from July 2019 through September 2019.
Importer: PCNA of New Kensington, Pa., owner of Leedsworld Inc.
Manufactured In: China