Virgin Mobile Australia— Yatama Power Bank PB017

PRA number

2015/14680

Published date

Product description

Power Banks are portable chargers. The Power Banks were gifted to consumers, who were part of a loyalty program, by Virgin Mobile Australia.
Virgin Power Bank
Identifying features
See Yatama Technology website - Power Banks - PB017 - http://www.yatamatechnology.com.au/power-banks/standard/pb017.aspx

Other identifying numbers

See Yatama Technology website - Power Banks - PB017 - http://www.yatamatechnology.com.au/power-banks/standard/pb017.aspx

What are the defects?

The Power Bank battery may contain a manufacturing defect and may overheat.

What are the hazards?

The batteries may overheat and, in the worst case scenario, could pose a fire hazard.

What should consumers do?

Virgin mobile is writing to all affected consumers. Consumers should stop using the Power Bank immediately and dispose of it (including the USB cable it came with) thoughtfully (for example at one of the e-waste collection sites listed at cleanup.org.au.). Please keep the device out of the reach of children.

Traders who sold this product

Virgin Mobile promotion

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.