PCNA issues Power Bank Recall
Last Updated On: 01/24/2020
New Kensington, Pennsylvania-based Polyconcept North America (PCNA), in cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Health Canada, has issued a recall on one lot of power banks as its lithium-ion battery can overheat and ignite, posing fire and burn hazards.
This recall was conducted voluntarily by the company under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers. PCNA has received one report of a fire, but no injuries have been reported.
Larry Whitney, PCNA’s director of global compliance, said, “This is a limited recall, affecting only one lot of the product. “In the interest of caution, we want to do the right thing and have elected to do a recall of that specific lot.”
Whitney says, “After the report of the fire incident, we contacted all of the distributors who bought the product, told them about the report and not to distribute any more they may have on hand.Read More...