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If You’ve Got this wireless phone charger, stop using it

Belkin has remembered an iPhone wireless charger which also works as a portable battery pack.
The Portable Wireless Charger + Stand Special Edition, sold at Apple stores and other locations between July 2020 and October 2020, has a flaw that can cause shocks as well as flames.
Buyers can get full refunds using a special page on Belkin’s website.

Picture this: a wireless iPhone charger which you can utilize in your home becomes a 10,000 mAh portable battery pack so it may also as a wireless charger on the go. That is a great accessory to possess but also a costly addition to a lineup of smart accessories, but one that is way too easy to pass up. But if you happen to have bought Belkin’s $80 Portable Wireless Charger + Stand Special Edition at any given stage between July 2020 and October 2020, then you need to absolutely stop using it. The charger, which was sold in Apple stores and other retailers, has been remembered. Issues with the power supply unit can lead to shocks, overheating, and even flames. That’s why Belkin is urging clients to detach the gadget and quit using it immediately.

“Belkin has initiated a voluntary recall of all units of the Belkin Portable Wireless Charger + Stand Special Edition, WIZ003, and will be offering a full refund to all purchasers,” the firm said on an internet page. “A manufacturing defect in the power supply unit can cause the charger to malfunction and overheat, posing fire and shock hazards.”

The attachment maker added that no accidents or property damage was reported, rather than all the components within this set of Belkin electric chargers are affected by the recall. Not one of the other Belkin wireless chargers available on the market are affected by the recall . Buyers who purchased the WIZ003 version of this accessory should contact Belkin for directions. The company also set up a service page where affected users can register to dispose of the faulty device and get a complete refund.

Not all of the portable wireless chargers that Belkin is promoting are influenced, together with the company providing a listing of serial number ranges that are being recalled:
35B01DO6029400-35B01DO6033704, 35B01DO5010350-35B01DO5014350, 35B01DO6016560-35B01DO6020560, 35B01DO5014500-35B01DO5020003, 35B01DO6010001-35B01DO6010500 and 35B01DO6010501-35B01DO6015500.
The serial numbers are located on the battery package and are needed in the recall form where consumers will request refunds.

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), that manages product recalls, has also recorded the Portable Wireless Charger + Stand Special Edition remember, finish with Belkin’s contact info and links to Belkin’s recall support pages. While Belkin doesn’t specify how many units are recalled, the CPSC page says about 2,280 units are affected by this production issue.
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