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Spector recalls power bank chargers

The charger can overheat while recharging, posing a fire hazard

Photo source: Spector
Spector & Co., of Champlain, N.Y., is recalling about 4,800 T119 Elf power bank chargers.

The charger can overheat while recharging, posing a fire hazard.

The firm has received two reports of the power bank overheating, resulting in no property or fire damage. No injuries have been reported.

This recall involves the T119 Elf power bank chargers. The portable battery-powered chargers are used for charging the battery of a mobile phone or other electronic device.

The unit measures about 4 inches long by ¾ inch high by ¾ inch wide. It has a color match end with a wire key loop and the sides are either gun metal blue, black, red or gray. On the black top of the charger in white letters are "5V OUT" and "5V IN".

The name and/or logo of the organization that gave away the units as a promotional item appears on the side of the power bank.

The chargers, manufactured in China, were given away as a free promotional item at various meetings, trade shows and industry conventions from May 2016, through January 2019.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled power bank chargers and contact Spector & Co., for a free replacement power bank charger and instructions for proper disposal.

Consumers may contact Spector & Co., toll-free at (866) 215-7991 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday, by email at or online at and click on Product Recall or for more information.

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