Grace Digital of San Diego, Calif., is recalling about 88,000
ECOXGEAR EcoBoulder speakers.
The speaker’s battery can become overcharged and burst, posing an impact hazard.
ECOXGEAR has received five reports of speaker batteries bursting and fragmenting, including two incidents of property damage to the surrounding area. No injuries have been reported.
This recall involves the ECOXGEAR EcoBoulder Bluetooth Speakers., which is black in color with a rubber slip mat on top and about 20” tall and 15” wide.
There are four versions which have a color accent around the front speaker and a matching rubber slip mat. There is a storage compartment located on the left side of the speaker.
The model number GDI-EXBM900 series is labeled on the inside door of the speaker’s storage compartment.
ECOXGEAR is printed on the front of the speakers.
The speakers, manufactured in China, were sold at Costco stores nationwide from October 2016, to January 2017, at Academy Sports, Cabela’s, Home Depot and Best Buy stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com from January 2018, through December 2018, for about $180.
What to do
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled speakers and contact ECOXGEAR to receive a free battery replacement kit.
Consumers may contact ECOXGEAR at (800) 903-9664 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (CT) Monday through Friday, by email at email@example.com, or online at www.ecoxgear.com and click on "SAFETY ALERT" for EcoBoulder at the top of the page header or at www.ecoxgear.com/safetynotice for more information.