25,000 Lifeguard Press charging kits recalled

About 25,400 units of Lifeguard Press manufactured charging kits have been recalled due to six reported cases of the chargers emitting smoke and sparking. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission found these devices to be unfit for use. The details are listed below:

Description

This recall involves seven models of charging kits with universal serial bus (USB) connectors that are used to recharge Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod devices. The recalled kits were sold under the Ban.do, Jonathan Adler and Lilly Pulitzer brand names and contained a wall charger, a 12 to 24-volt car charger, a 30-pin USB cord and a Lightning port adapter. The wall chargers are plastic cubes about 1 ¼ inches long, 1 inch wide and ½ inch tall with two metal prongs for plugging into an electrical outlet on one end and a USB port on the opposite end. Ban.do wall chargers came in the colors yellow and black and white stripe. Jonathan Adler wall chargers came in multicolor and blue and white patterns. Lilly Pulitzer wall chargers came in multicolor floral patterns. The following charging kits are being recalled:

 

Brand Name

Model Name/Design

Item Number

Ban.do

Power Trip Frills

14150111

 

Power Trip Mermaid/Blush Stripe

14150118

Jonathan Adler

Architectural Borders

140250

 

Hudson

140252

Lilly Pulitzer

Beach Rose

143501

 

Mai Tai

78602

 

Trippin and Sippin

143504

 

Brand names are on the top front of the packaging and on the Lightning port adapters. Model names are on the bottom front of the packaging. Item numbers are on the back of the package in the bottom right corner.

Incidents/Injuries

Lifeguard Press has received six reports of the wall chargers emitting smoke and sparking and six reports of prongs detaching from the plug. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately unplug and stop using the USB wall charger and contact Lifeguard Press to return the charging kit for a full refund.

Sold at

Dillard’s, Lilly Pulitzer, Nordstrom’s and independent boutiques nationwide from February 2014 to June 2014 for between $25 and $30.

Importer

Lifeguard Press Inc. Bowling Green, Ky.

Manufactured in

China

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