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Rite Aid recalls rechargeable handheld fans

The fan’s lithium ion battery can overheat while charging

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Rite Aid of Camp Hill, Pa., is recalling about 9,780 rechargeable handheld fans.

The fan’s lithium ion battery can overheat while charging, posing a fire hazard.

The firm has received two consumer reports of the rechargeable handheld fans overheating and emitting smoke. No injuries have been reported.

This recall involves portable rechargeable handheld fans sold in blue, pink and purple colors.

The fans have a one touch button with three speeds and weigh about 8.8 oz.

The item number 9050103 can be found on the product box and on a sticker on the backside of the fan itself.

The fans, manufactured in Chin a, were sold at Rite Aid stores nationwide from April through June 2021, for about $10.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled rechargeable handheld fans and contact Rite Aid for a full refund.

Consumers may contact Rite Aid at (800) 748-3243 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday, and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. (ET), or online at www.riteaid.com and click on “Customer Care” at the bottom of the page and then “Product Recalls” for more information.

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