Fire hazard prompts recall of 190,000 portable chargers sold at Amazon

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One device caught fire during a commercial airline flight, resulting in injuries

VRURC, a China-based company, has recalled about 190,000 portable chargers. The company says the chargers can ignite, posing a fire hazard.

This recall involves VRURC portable chargers with model number “OD-B7,” which have built-in cables and a built-in wall plug. The model number is printed on the back of the recalled chargers, which were sold in black, blue, green, orange, pink, red and white color options.


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled portable chargers and contact VRURC for a free replacement product.


VRURC has received one report of fire during a commercial flight, which resulted in four flight attendants being transported to the hospital for smoke inhalation.

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Exclusively at from July 2021 through May 2023 for between $30 and $40.

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