CPSC Recall - Issued 7/10/2014

Lifeguard Press Recalls Charging Kits Due to Fire, Shock Hazards

Manufacturer: Lifeguard Press Inc
Product: Charging Kits
Hazard: The wall charger can overheat and emit smoke and sparks, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers. The prongs on the charger can detach and remain in the electrical outlet, posing a risk of electrical shock.
Injuries: Lifeguard Press has received six reports of the wall chargers emitting smoke and sparking and six reports of prongs detaching from the plug. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves seven models of charging kits with universal serial bus (USB) connectors that are used to recharge Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod devices. The recalled kits were sold under the Ban.do, Jonathan Adler and Lilly Pulitzer brand names and contained a wall charger, a 12 to 24-volt car charger, a 30-pin USB cord and a Lightning port adapter. The wall chargers are plastic cubes about 1 ¼ inches long, 1 inch wide and ½ inch tall with two metal prongs for plugging into an electrical outlet on one end and a USB port on the opposite end. Ban.do wall chargers came in the colors yellow and black and white stripe. Jonathan Adler wall chargers came in multicolor and blue and white patterns. Lilly Pulitzer wall chargers came in multicolor floral patterns. The following charging kits are being recalled: Brand Name Model Name/Design Item Number Ban.do Power Trip Frills 14150111 Power Trip Mermaid/Blush Stripe 14150118 Jonathan Adler Architectural Borders 140250 Hudson 140252 Lilly Pulitzer Beach Rose 143501 Mai Tai 178602 Trippin and Sippin 143504 Brand names are on the top front of the packaging and on the Lightning port adapters. Model names are on the bottom front of the packaging. Item numbers are on the back of the package in the bottom right corner.
Remedy: Refund
Sold At: Dillard’s, Lilly Pulitzer, Nordstrom’s and independent boutiques nationwide from February 2014 to June 2014 for between $25 and $30.
Units: About 25,400
Consumer Contact: Lifeguard Press at (800) 992-3006 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at www.lifeguardpress.com and click on Press at the bottom of the page for more information.
Company Website: www.lifeguardpress.com