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Michaels recalls keychain mobile power banks due to fire and burn hazards

Michaels is recalling about 14,000 Bead Landing™ tassel keychain mobile power banks due to fire and burn hazards.

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the lithium ion battery in the keychain’s mobile power bank can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.

This recall involves Michaels private brand Bead Landing tassel keychain mobile power banks which can be used to charge smart phones and other devices. The tassel keychain mobile power banks measure about 7 inches long by 1.5 inches wide with USB and micro USB charging cables, as well as a lightning adapter for the micro USB cable.

Only tassel keychain mobile power banks sold in black, cream, blush pink and iridescent blue colors and the following SKU numbers and UPC codes are included in this recall:

Color                   SKU Number UPC codes
Black                   545929 191518582543
Cream                  545930 191518582550
Blush Pink           545931   191518582567
Iridescent Blue   545932     191518582574

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Bead Landing tassel keychains with mobile power banks and return them to any Michaels store for a full refund.

There have been two reports of tassel keychain mobile power banks overheating when charging and catching on fire. No injuries have been reported.

The keychains were sold at Michaels Stores Procurement Co. Inc. (MSPCI), a subsidiary of The Michaels Companies Inc., of Irving, Texas.

Consumers can contact Michaels at 1-800-642-4235 from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. CT Monday through Friday or online at michaels.com and click on “Product Recalls” at the bottom of the page for more information.

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