Happy Plugs Recalls Wireless Headphones Due to Burn Hazard
WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/Happy-Plugs-Recalls-Wireless-Headphones-Due-to-BurnHazard
Name of Product: Happy Plugs Bluetooth Wireless II Headphones
Hazard: The micro-USB charging cable packaged with Happy Plugs wireless headphones can cause the headphones to overheat, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled headphones and charging cable, and return them to their place of purchase or contact Happy Plugs to receive free replacement headphones and charging cable.
Happy Plugs at 800-419-2988 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, email firstname.lastname@example.org and include "Recall" in the subject line, or online at https://happyplugs.com and click on "Support," then "Warranty and Returns," then click on "Voluntary Recall and Exchange Program." The direct link to the recall page can be found at https://happyplugs.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/360024787134-Voluntary-Recall-andExchange-Program.
Units: About 6,900 (In addition, about 2,550 were sold in Canada.)
This recall involves Happy Plugs Wireless II Bluetooth Headphones sold with an external microUSB charging cable. The micro-USB charging cable is a black cable about 20 inches in length with a USB 2.0 port on one end and a micro-USB port on the other. The UPC is printed on the back of the product packaging in the lower right corner and the item number is printed on the bottom of the product packaging. The following headphones are included in this recall.
Item # 7620 Happy Plugs Wireless II
Item # 7621 Happy Plugs Wireless II
Item # 7622? Happy Plugs Wireless II
Item # 7623? Happy Plugs Wireless II
Item # 7624? Happy Plugs Wireless II
Item # 7625? Happy Plugs Wireless II
Item # 7626? Happy Plugs Wireless II
Item # 7627? Happy Plugs Wireless II
Item # 7629? Happy Plugs Wireless II
Item # 7630? Happy Plugs Wireless II
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of the headphones overheating while plugged into their micro-USB charging cables. No injuries have been reported.
Sold At: Macy's stores nationwide and online at happyplugs.com from January 2019 through May 2019 for between $10 and $40.
Importer: Happy Plugs Inc., of New York
Manufactured in: China
In Conjunction With: Health Canada
Health Canada's press release is available at: https://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappelavis/hc-sc/2019/70395r-eng.php
This recall was conducted voluntarily by the company under CPSC's Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
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Recall Number: 19-188
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