5 Nov 2019
CPSC Recalls Various Products Made in Mainland China
The CPSC has announced a recall of the following products made in mainland China.
Power Banks. Michaels Stores Procurement Co. Inc., a subsidiary of The Michaels Companies Inc., has issued a recall for about 14,000 keychain mobile power banks in the United States as well as about 950 keychain mobile power banks in Canada because the lithium ion battery in the power bank can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards. This recall involves Michaels private brand Bead Landing tassel keychain mobile power banks that can be used to charge smart phones and other devices. These products measure about seven inches long by 1.5 inches wide and have USB and micro USB charging cables as well as a lightning adapter for the micro USB cable. Only products sold in black, cream, blush pink and iridescent blue colours and with the following SKU numbers and UPC codes are included in this recall: 545929 (SKU) and 191518582543 (UPC); 545930 (SKU) and 191518582550 (UPC); 545931 (SKU) and 191518582567 (UPC); and 545932 (SKU) and 191518582574 (UPC). These products were sold at Michaels stores nationwide from March 2018 through August 2019.
Ceramic Mugs. Hit Promotional Products Inc. has announced a recall of approximately 34,000 ceramic mugs because they can crack or break when used with or exposed to hot liquids, posing burn and laceration hazards. This recall involves Coastline ceramic mugs given away as a free promotional item at meetings or events nationwide from October 2018 through September 2019. The mugs are decorated with various logos and come in a variety of colours with a grey bottom. “China” is printed on the bottom of each mug.