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Sharper Image USB Wall Chargers Recalled by Atomi Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
SHARPER IMAGE USB WALL CHARGERS RECALLED BY ATOMI DUE TO FIRE AND BURN HAZARDS
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Sharper Image USB wall chargers
Units: About 80,000
Importer: Atomi, of New York, N.Y.
Hazard: The chargers can overheat and smoke, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: Atomi has received 13 reports of the chargers overheating, smoking and acrid smells. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves Sharper Image USB wall chargers with model numbers “TSI202” and “TSI260.” The wall chargers are used to recharge electronic devices through a USB connection including MP3 players and other devices. The chargers are black plastic and measure about 2 ˝ inches high by 1 ˝ inches wide. “The Sharper Image” is printed on the top. The model number is printed on bottom of the charger,
Sold at: Burlington Coat Factory, Tuesday Morning and TJ Maxx stores and on various websites from October 2011 through September 2012 for between $8 and $13.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled wall chargers and contact Atomi for instructions on returning the chargers for a full refund.
Consumer Contact: Atomi; Phone (800) 790-1440, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email email@example.com
To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml13/13007.html
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