The DGL Group of Edison, NJ is recalling nearly 100,000 of its Vibe-brand USB mobile phone power bars manufactured in China.
The company reports that the recalled power bars can overheat, posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers. To date, the DGL Group says it has receive reports of six separate incidents involving melted parts, smoking, leaking batteries and fires, resulting in bursting power bars and minor property damage in some cases. However, there have been no reports of injuries.
The recalled power bars were sold at Five Below stores nationwide from January 2014 through March 2014 for about $5.