Sharper Image USB Wall Chargers Recalled Due to Burn Hazard

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About 80,000 Sharper Image USB Wall Chargers have been recalled by Atomi due to fire and burn hazards, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

Why the product is being recalled: The chargers can overheat and smoke, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers. So far, Atomi has received 13 reports of the chargers overheating, smoking and acrid smells. No injuries have been reported.

Description: This recall includes Sharper Image USB wall chargers with model numbers “TSI202” and “TSI260.” The wall chargers are used to recharge electronic devices through a USB connection including MP3 players and other devices. The chargers are black plastic and measure about 2 ½ inches high by 1 ½ inches wide. “The Sharper Image” is printed on the top. The model number is printed on bottom of the charger.

Where it was sold: The chargers were sold at Burlington Coat Factory, Tuesday Morning and TJ Maxx stores and on various websites from October 2011 through September 2012 for between $8 and $13.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled wall chargers and contact Atomi for instructions on returning the chargers for a full refund. For additional information, contact Atomi; Phone (800) 790-1440, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email info@atominy.com.

View the full recall on the CPSC’s website here.

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