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Lenovo Recalls USB-C Laptop Power Banks Due to Fire Hazard

November 25, 2023

This recall involves the Lenovo USB USB-C Laptop Power Bank with model number PBLG2W. The power bank has a 20,000 mAh rechargeable lithium-ion battery used to charge laptops, cell phones, and other device. The recalled units were manufactured between January 2022 and June 2022. The power bank’s internal screws can come loose, causing a short circuit and overheating of the lithium-ion battery, posing a fire hazard. Do not put lithium-ion batteries in the trash or battery recycling boxes found at various retail and home improvement stores. If damaged or crushed, they can cause fires and explosions and are hazardous when thrown in the trash.

The Consumer Safety Product Commission (CSPC) has recalled the items listed. All subrogation professionals should make a note of these recalls. Visit the Consumer Product Safety Commission website for additional information on the recall.