Amazon recalls power banks due to fire, chemical burn...

Amazon.com Inc has recalled some of its portable chargers in the United States following reports of overheating and fire, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said on Tuesday.

The watchdog for safety and quality of consumer products in the United States said about 260,000 units of six kinds of power banks - manufactured in China by Guoguang Electric Co Ltd for Amazon's 'Basics' lineup - were part of the recall.  

Amazon has received 53 reports of these power banks overheating, which include incidents of battery acid burns and property damage from fire.

About 260,000 units of six kinds of power banks - manufactured in China by Guoguang Electric Co Ltd for Amazon's 'Basics' lineup - were part of the recall. This includes the model with B000LRK8EVO printed on the back (shown)

About 260,000 units of six kinds of power banks - manufactured in China by Guoguang Electric Co Ltd for

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