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Rite Aid Recalls Rechargeable Handheld Fans Due to Fire Hazard

Due to the extraordinary circumstances surrounding COVID-19, some of the remedies identified in recall press releases may not be available at this time. Consumers should check with recalling firms for further details.

It is important to remember that CPSC and recalling firms urge consumers not to use recalled products.

Recalled rechargeable handheld fan -blue

Recalled rechargeable handheld fan -pink

Recalled rechargeable handheld fan -purple

Recalled rechargeable handheld fan -purple (back)

Name of product:

Rechargeable handheld fans

Hazard:

The fan’s lithium ion battery can overheat while charging, posing a fire hazard.

Recall date:

July 21, 2021

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves portable rechargeable handheld fans sold in blue, pink and purple colors.  The fans have a one touch button with three speeds and weigh about 8.8 oz. The item number 9050103 can be found on the product box and on a sticker on the backside of the fan itself. 

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled rechargeable handheld fans and contact Rite Aid for a full refund.

Incidents/Injuries:

Rite Aid has received two consumer reports of the rechargeable handheld fans overheating and emitting smoke. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Rite Aid stores nationwide from April 2021 through June 2021 for about $10.

Importer(s):

Rite Aid, of Camp Hill, Pa.


This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

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