Canadian Recall: Battery pack and battery charger


Starting date:
September 13, 2013

Posting date:
September 13, 2013

Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall

Subcategory:
Tools and Electrical Products

Source of recall:
Health Canada

Issue:
Product Safety, Labelling and Packaging

Audience:
General Public

Identification number:
RA-35571

Affected products

Battery pack and battery charger

Product description

This recall involves a no name battery pack and battery charger. The battery pack is black, bears a counterfeit Underwriters Laboratories (UL) certification mark and a label with warnings and product rating information. The battery charger is black, bears a counterfeit UL certification mark, model number USC7.2-12-0918 and product rating information.

Hazard identified

The battery pack bears a counterfeit UL certification mark for the United States and the battery charger bears a UL certification mark for the United States and Canada. Neither the battery pack nor the battery charger comply with ULís safety requirements and may pose a fire or shock hazard.

Health Canada has not received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these battery packs and battery chargers.

Number sold

The number of units sold is unknown. The product was known to be sold at Pitsco Education Home and may have been sold at other locations.

Time period sold

The time period sold is unknown.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Manufacturer

Unknown company


What you should do

Consumers should stop using the affected battery packs and battery chargers immediately.