The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

Alert number: A12/0430/18

Product: Power bank

Name: Portable Power bank

Batch number / Barcode: ASIN: B00LRK8I7O

Risk level: Serious

Category: Communication and media equipment

Brand: amazonbasics

Type / number of model: Model: PB3R (3,000 mAh)

Risk type: Burns, Chemical, Fire
The battery of the power bank overheats easily, can explode or leak.
This could result in the power bank catching fire whilst being charged unattended or users suffering burns or chemical burns when carrying the power bank in their pocket.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users, Warning consumers of the risks, Withdrawal of the product from the market (By: Manufacturer)

Description: Portable power supply for charging a mobile device sold in brown cardboard packaging with a white label. The housing of the power bank is made of matt black plastic.

Country of origin: China

Alert submitted by: Luxembourg

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, Norway