TUMI Mobile Power Pack Recall

TORONTO, May 4 /CNW/ - TUMI has announced a voluntary recall of the Mobile Power Pack consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately.

Defective battery packs may overcharge if it contains a contaminated power cell. Overcharging only happens on FIRST charge. If the unit is in use and functioning properly, there is no cause for concern. One consumer reported a small fire in electrical socket which resulted in damage to a wall area.

The recall affects the Mobile Power Pack Model No. 14362 in Gunmetal finish. The recalled product manufactured in China was distributed between November 2007-August 2008. A total of 87 units were sold in Canada at the following retailers: Betty Hemmings, Holt Renfrew, Hudson's Bay CO, Taschen Inc., and Satchel Shop. An additional 10 units were sold at miscellaneous specialty stores.

If the unit is working properly no action needs to be taken. If the unit has not been used and never been charged, please do NOT charge and contact Tumi Customer Care at (800) 530-0069 between 8 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's Web site at www.Tumi.com, or e-mail the firm at customercare@tumi.com.

To view product, go to: http://intl.tumi.com/product/product-detail/?modelId=134641&searchTerms=power%20pack

SOURCE TUMI

For further information: For further information: Tumi Media Contact: Parise Sellitti, psellitti@tumi.com, ph: (732) 372-8372

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