More than 40,000 Anker Power Banks, sold at Target, Amazon.com and eBay.com nationwide, have been recalled a the lithium-ion batteries in the recalled power banks can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
The firm has received 10 reports of incidents involving overheating, including one report of minor injuries.
This recall involves Anker 535 Mobile Power Banks (PowerCore 20k) with model number A1366. The power bank can be used to charge multiple devices from laptops, tablets or phones with a 30W maximum output. The mobile power bank comes with two USB cables and in a variety of colors. The power bank measures about 3 inches wide, 6 inches long and 1 inch deep. Anker is engraved on the front and the model number A1366 is on the back of the power bank.
The power banks were sold at Target stores nationwide and online at Anker.com, Amazon.com and eBay.com from October 2022 through January 2023 for about $70.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled power banks and contact Fantasia Trading to receive a full refund as well as instructions for properly disposing of lithium-ion batteries according to local and state regulations. Fantasia Trading and its retailers are notifying all known purchasers directly.
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