Best Buy Canada Announces the Recall of Certain Rocketfish Universal Portable Power Sources Due to Fire Hazard



    Recall Hotline: (800) 233-0462

    BURNABY, BC, April 3 /CNW/ - Best Buy Canada Ltd. today announced a
voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop
using the recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

    
    Name of product: Rocketfish Model RF-INV80 Universal AC/DC/USB Portable
    Power Sources

    Units: About 90

    Importer: Best Buy Canada Ltd. of Burnaby, B.C.

    Hazard: While charging the battery, the power source can unexpectedly
    ignite, posing a fire hazard to consumers.

    Incidents/Injuries: Best Buy has received three reports of fires in the
    United States resulting in minor property damage. No injuries reported.

    Description: This recall involved Rocketfish Universal AC/DS/USB portal
    power sources with model number RF-INV80. The model number is printed on
    the back of the power source and "Rocketfish" in printed on the cover.

    Sold exclusively at: Best Buy stores in Canada and through internet sales
    from September 2008 through February 2009 for about $130.00.

    Manufactured in: China

    Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled power
    sources and contact Best Buy to receive a gift card for the value of the
    product.

    Consumer Contact: For additional information, call (800) 233-0462 between
    9 a.m. and 9 p.m. CT daily, or visit Best Buy Canada's website at
    www.bestbuy.ca.
    

    For more information about Best Buy, including store locations, visit
www.BestBuy.ca





For further information:

For further information: Scott Morris, Best Buy Canada, (778) 452-3412
or scmorris@bestbuycanada.ca


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