myCharge Powerbanks Being Recalled After Reports of Overheating Resulting In Injuries To Consumers

If you purchased a Powerbank from myCharge, unfortunately you may be at risk for bodily injuries or property damage.

myCharge has recalled powerbanks that is commonly used for powering and recharging electronic devices that have a USB interface. More than 67,000 of these powerbanks were sold at various locations, including, but not limited to: Amazon, Target, and Best Buy. The powerbanks were sold from August 2018 through December 2019. Thus far, the company is offering a full refund for returning the powerbank and a 25% bonus for redemption.

The following are being recalled:

  • Adventure Mega, model AVC20KG-A with date codes 2818, 3718, 4018, or 4518;
  • Adventure Mega C, model AVCQC20KG-A with date code 2818;
  • Razor Mega, model RZ20KK-A with date codes 3818, 4118, 4418, 4918, or 1719;
  • Razor Mega C, model RZQC20KK-A with date code 3818;
  • Razor Super, model RZ24NK-A with date code 0319;
  • Razor Super C, model RZQC24NK-A with date codes 3319 or 3519;
  • Razor Xtreme, model RZPD26BK-A with date codes 2818, 3718, or 3918.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that there have been 30 reports of the powerbanks overheating and/or igniting. Some of incidents not only resulted in property damage but also bodily injury.

The attorneys at Finkelstein, Blankinship, Frei-Pearson & Garber, LLP have successfully represented consumers in similar matters.  If you have purchased or know someone who has purchased myCharge Powerbank and were harmed by the product, contact us to discuss your legal options.