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Consumer product recall

Battery pack and battery charger

Starting date:
September 13, 2013
Posting date:
September 13, 2013
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Tools and Electrical Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Product Safety, Labelling and Packaging
General Public
Identification number:

Affected products

Battery pack and battery charger

Product description

This recall involves a no name battery pack and battery charger.  The battery pack is black, bears a counterfeit Underwriters Laboratories (UL) certification mark and a label with warnings and product rating information.  The battery charger is black, bears a counterfeit UL certification mark, model number USC7.2-12-0918 and product rating information.

Hazard identified

The battery pack bears a counterfeit UL certification mark for the United States and the battery charger bears a UL certification mark for the United States and Canada.  Neither the battery pack nor the battery charger comply with UL’s safety requirements and may pose a fire or shock hazard.

Health Canada has not received any reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these battery packs and battery chargers.

Number sold

The number of units sold is unknown.  The product was known to be sold at and may have been sold at other locations.

Time period sold

The time period sold is unknown.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.


Unknown company

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What you should do

Consumers should stop using the affected battery packs and battery chargers immediately.

Consumers may also view the public notice on the Underwriters Laboratories website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.