SOUNDBOKS of Santa Monica, Calif., is recalling about 6,700 SOUNDBOKS (Gen. 3) bluetooth speakers with lithium-ion batteries.
The lithium-ion battery can overheat, posing a fire hazard. No incidents or injuries are reported.
This recall involves SOUNDBOKS (Gen. 3) Bluetooth performance speakers with BATTERYBOKS 3 lithium-ion batteries.
The speaker measures about 26.5 inches high by 17 inches wide by 13 inches deep. The grill cover of the speaker was sold in black, white, orange, red, or blue.
The battery is removable from the speaker and connects through a slot on the side of the speaker, opposite the user interface. Each speaker has a unique serial number printed in the slot-in compartment where the battery goes. Consumers should reference the speaker serial number when contacting SOUNDBOKS.
The speakers, manufactured in China, were sold online at SOUNDBOKS.com, Amazon.com, and DJ Tech Tools.com from November 2021, through February 2022, for about $1,000.
What to do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled speakers, remove the battery, and contact the firm to receive a new battery including shipping.
SOUNDBOKS will provide free replacement lithium-ion batteries and a $100 credit toward purchases at the SOUNDBOKS webshop, as well as instructions for properly disposing of lithium-ion batteries according to federal and state regulations.
SOUNDBOKS has notified all known owners directly to stop using the recalled speakers.
Consumers may contact SOUNDBOKS toll-free at (866) 761-9472 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday or online for more information about the recall and to register for a free replacement battery.