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Two-Tone Power Bank Charger

Description: 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 is rectangular in shape and measures approximately 3.6 inches long by 1 inch high by 1 inch wide. It has a white top and the sides are either black, dark blue, lime green, light blue, orange, pink, purple, red, white or yellow. On the white top of the charger in black letters are "OUT DC5V" and "IN DC5V". Units with a period after the lettering - reading "OUT DC5V." - are not involved in this recall. The name and/or logo of the organization that gave away the charger as a promotional item appears on the side of the power bank. [Source]

Two-Tone Power Bank Charger
AP Specialties Recalls Power Bank Chargers

Side view of Power Bank

About 172,000 units were affected by this recall.

Two-Tone Power Bank Charger Recall Information

Country of OriginChina
Recall Date11/19/2014
Recall ID1865
Recall Number15030
Product TypeBattery Chargers
HazardWhen unit is being charged or being used to charge another device, it can overheat, causing a fire hazard.
InjuriesThere are three reported incidents of the Power Bank overheating. One incident resulted in fire damage. No injuries have been reported.
RemedyConsumers should immediately stop using the charger and contact AP Specialties for a replacement. AP Specialties will send consumer an envelope and label with instructions on how to return the power bank free of charge. Upon receipt of the power bank, AP Specialties will send the consumer a replacement product.
Remedy OptionReplace
ContactCall AP Specialties toll free at (888) 877-7221 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at and click on Product Recall or go directly to for more information.
Last Updated09/29/2015
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