Recalls: Telephone Accessories

August 30, 2019 GreatCall Recalls Lively Mobile Plus Emergency Alert Device Due to Risk of Call Button Failing in an Emergency (Recall Alert)

This recall involves Lively Mobile Plus model GCR4 emergency alert devices manufactured between January and April 2019. The recalled devices are silver and black and have "GreatCall" printed near the top of the front of the device. The model number GCR4 is printed on the back and the date code 19.01 or 19.03 is printed on the bar code label of the device. The device is worn on a magnetic lanyard around a consumer's neck for fall detection or clips onto a consumer's purse, belt, or pocket, and is used to communicate in an emergency or for other assistance. Read more.

July 17, 2014 Popkiller Recalls USB Chargers, Adapters and Cables Due to Fire and Electric Shock Hazards

This recall involves Popkiller mini USB car charger power adapters, universal USB power adapters and 8-pin USB data sync charging cables. The car charger has model number HHT-001 located on the flat side of the charger below the USB port. The charger measures 2 inches tall and 1 inch in diameter at its widest point. The Universal USB Power adapter has model number A1265 printed directly above the plug blades on the grey surface. The adapter measures 1.5 inches at its longest point and 1 inch wide. There is no model number printed on the 8-pin USB charging cables. All of the recalled products are sold separately and come in the colors red, orange, green, blue, purple and pink. Read more.

July 10, 2014 Lifeguard Press Recalls Charging Kits Due to Fire, Shock Hazards

This recall involves seven models of charging kits with universal serial bus (USB) connectors that are used to recharge Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod devices. The recalled kits were sold under the, Jonathan Adler and Lilly Pulitzer brand names and contained a wall charger, a 12 to 24-volt car charger, a 30-pin USB cord and a Lightning port adapter. The wall chargers are plastic cubes about 1 ¼ inches long, 1 inch wide and ½ inch tall with two metal prongs for plugging into an electrical outlet on one end and a USB port on the opposite end. wall chargers came in the colors yellow and black and white stripe. Jonathan Adler wall chargers came in multicolor and blue and white patterns. Lilly Pulitzer wall chargers came in multicolor floral patterns. The following charging kits are being recalled: Brand Name Model Name/Design Item Number Power Trip Frills 14150111 Power Trip Mermaid/Blush Stripe 14150118 Jonathan Adler Architectural Borders 140250 Hudson 140252 Lilly Pulitzer Beach Rose 143501 Mai Tai 78602 Trippin and Sippin 143504 Brand names are on the top front of the packaging and on the Lightning port adapters. Model names are on the bottom front of the packaging. Item numbers are on the back of the package in the bottom right corner. Read more.

June 5, 2008 Polycom, Inc. Recalls Wireless Conference Phone Batteries Due to Fire Hazard

The recalled battery packs were supplied by Gold Peak Industries Ltd. and sold with Polycom’s SoundStation2W wireless conference phones from December 1, 2007 until May 2, 2008, and separately as replacement battery packs during the same time period. The SoundStation2W part numbers and SKU numbers are printed on the underside of the telephone and include the following models: Read more.

June 21, 2005 Belkin Recall of Batteries Sold with Bluetooth GPS Navigation System

The recall involves Li-Polymer battery packs sold with Belkin Bluetooth™ GPS Navigation System models F8T051 and F8T051-DL. The GPS model number can be found on a label on the bottom of the unit. "Part No.: 300-203712001" and Model No.: AE-8210" are written on the side of the battery. Read more.

June 4, 1986 Cordless Telephones Recalled by Mura

Cordless Telephones Recalled by Mura NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR RELEASE June 4, 1986 Release # 86-37 Mura Announces Voluntary Recall Of Cordless Telephones Washington, D.C. -- In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Mura, of Shelton, Connecticut I is voluntarily recalling certain models of its cordless telephones. Mura has implemented this program because it has learned that batteries utilized by the mnaufacturers of the models listed below have, in certain instances, ruptured and shattered the cordless telephone handset. This recall applies only to the following Mura models: MP-510, MP-600, MP-610, MP-650, MP-710, MP-800 and MP-900. You should check the label on your cordless telephone handset to determine whether you have one of the units listed. Approximately 400,000 units of the models listed were distributed by Mura during the period from 1982 through 1984. If your handset indicates that it is one of the models listed above, you should immediately discontinue using it and disconnect the power supply. An ad will be appearing in local newspapers containing additional information on how to obtain a free mailer to participate in this recall program. If you do not see such an ad within a few days, please contact Mura at the following address: Mura Recall Program P.O. BOX 347 Shelton, Connecticut 06484 This recall will involve free replacement of the batteries located within the cordless telephone handset. The CPSC is aware of more than 100 incidents out of the 400,000 units distributed, but is not aware of any serious injury or deaths involving the rupture of batteries in Mura cordless telephones. Read more.