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Electrical adapter kits

Description: This recall involves WakaWaka electrical adapter kits. The kits allow consumers to charge their electrical equipment using AC current. The components of the kit are black in color and include the adapter, a U.S.-style two-blade plug, a European-style two-prong plug, a USB cable and ten different types of connectors. "Travel Charger, Input 180-240VAC, 50-60Hz, 0.2A, Output 5.0V-500mA" is imprinted on the front of the unit right below the pins on the adapter. [Source]

Electrical adapter kits
WakaWaka Recalls Adapter Kits Due to Electrical Shock, Explosion, Fire Hazards (Recall Alert)

Waka Waka Electrical Adapter Kit

About 700 (In addition, 200 units were sold in Canada) units were affected by this recall.

Electrical adapter kits Recall Information

Country of OriginChina
Recall Date11/12/2015
Recall ID6572
Recall Number16708
Product TypeAdapter/Power Supply/Charger/Battery
HazardThe Adapter Kit can overheat posing a risk of fire, and the plastic shell of the adapter can open exposing a risk of shock to consumers.
InjuriesWakaWaka has received four reports of adapters overheating, including reports of an adapter smoking and one report of an adapter exploding. No injuries have been reported.
RemedyConsumers should immediately stop using the recalled adapter kit and contact WakaWaka for a full refund. WakaWaka is contacting consumers directly.
Remedy OptionRefund
ContactWakaWaka toll-free at 888-472-6792 Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET and online at www.waka-waka.com and click on Adapter Recall.
Last Updated11/12/2015
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