Gel Blaster Recalls Gel Blaster SURGE Model 1.0 Toy Guns Due to Fire Hazard | CPSC.gov

2022-10-21 04:40:47 By : Mr. Jian Huang

The lithium-ion battery pack ins i de the handle can overheat and ignite, posing a fire hazard.  

Gel Blaster toll-free at 844-435-5387 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday, email recall@gelblaster.com , or online at https://gelblaster.com/pages/safety-recall or www.gelblaster.com , and click on “Safety Recall” at the top of the page. Electrical Switch

Gel Blaster Recalls Gel Blaster SURGE Model 1.0 Toy Guns Due to Fire Hazard  | CPSC.gov

This recall involves Gel Blaster SURGE Model 1.0. The gel blaster has a white body and is gray around the handle. The word “SURGE” is printed in orange on the side. A pineapple-shaped hopper that holds the gellets attaches on the top and a black on/off switch is located at the back of the blaster.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Gel Blaster SURGE Model 1.0 and contact Gel Blaster to receive a prepaid mailer to return the product and receive a full refund. Gel Blaster is contacting known purchasers directly.

Gel Blaster has received 30 reports of smoking or fire near the handle of the gel blaster where the lithium-ion battery is located. No injuries have been reported. 

The lithium-ion battery pack ins i de the handle can overheat and ignite, posing a fire hazard.  

A capacitor on the motherboard was installed in a reverse position which can lead to a short circuit, overheating or melting, posing fire and burn hazards.  

The lithium-ion battery can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

The flashlights can be turned on inadvertently and overheat while stored in the holster or a consumer’s pocket, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

The lithium-ion battery modules within the Evolve Home Energy Storage Systems can overheat, posing a fire hazard.

The wireless earphones can overheat while charging or in use, posing burn and fire hazards.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risk of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product-related incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of injuries associated with consumer products over the past 50 years.

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