Eastwood is recalling Rockwood portable power packs with lithium ion batteries and cables because their lithium ion batteries can burst while charging. There have been two reports of the batteries bursting during charging and emitting black smoke, damaging carpet and leaving a black mark on a wall. No injuries have been reported.
The recall includes 500 Rockwood portable power packs with lithium ion batteries and cables, which were sold from January 2015 through October 2015 for between $50 and $110 at Eastwood stores, in Eastwood’s catalog, at www.eastwood.com, and other websites. They are used to charge electronic devices and car batteries and have a recessed LED flashlight. The power packs have a black plastic cover with “Rockwood” printed in white on the top.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled power packs and return them to Eastwood for a full refund.
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