Name of Product: Wireless speakers
Hazard: The lithium ion batteries in the wireless speakers can overheat and catch fire, posing a fire hazard.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled speakers and properly dispose of the lithium-ion battery packs according to state and local regulations.
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Consumer Contact: Brookstone toll-free at 866-576-7337 any time or online at www.omnimgt.com/BrookstonerecallFAQ/ for more information.
Pictures available here: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/brookstone-wireless-speakers-recalled-due-to-fire-hazard
Units: About 164,000
Description: This recall involves Brookstone Big Blue Party™ indoor/outdoor wireless speakers. The recalled speakers are silver or gray colored and measure about 6 inches wide by 6 inches deep by 16 inches tall. The SKU is printed on the bottom underside of the speaker. The speaker may also have “Brookstone” printed at the bottom on one side of the speaker, as well as on the label on the underside of the speaker.
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Incidents/Injuries: Brookstone has received 12 reports of the speakers overheating and catching fire, resulting in five reports of property damage totaling about $2,000.
Sold At: Ace Hardware, Bloomingdale’s, Bon-Ton, Brookstone, Macy’s, Patriot stores and other stores nationwide, on the Home Shopping Network and online at Amazon.com, Brookstone.com, RueLaLa.com, Wayfair.com, Zulily.com and other websites from December 2013 through August 2018 for about $200.
Manufacturer(s): Plastoform Industries LTD., of China
Importer(s): Brookstone Purchasing Inc., of Merrimack, N.H.
Distributor(s): Brookstone Purchasing Inc., of Merrimack, N.H.
Manufactured In: China