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Target has recalled 90,000 USB charging cables that are sparking, have caught fire and burned people's fingers

Target reminds 90,000 USB charging cables of electrical shock and potential fire risk after reports of & # 39; smoking, sparking or ignition & # 39;

  • The & # 39; heyday 3-foot Lightning USB Charging Cables & # 39; are manufactured by Chug Inc. from Eden Prairie, Minnesota and are distributed by Target
  • The store chain recalled around 90,000 units on Wednesday
  • The cables can become electrically charged if contact is made with their teeth during charging
  • Target officials recorded 14 reports of cables that smoked, sparked or ignited, and even people's fingers burned on at least two occasions
  • The purple, green and blue iridescent cables are made of metal and have the word & # 39; heyday & # 39; printed on the connector
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Target has recalled 90,000 USB charging cables that are sparking, have caught fire and burned people's fingers

Target has recalled 90,000 USB charging cables that are sparking, have caught fire and burned people's fingers

Target has launched a recall of 90,000 USB charging cables, for fear of electric shock and fire hazard.

The & # 39; heyday 3-foot Lightning USB charging cables & # 39; could be electrically charged if contact is made with their protrusions during charging.

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The shopkeeper reminded the devices Wednesday after receiving at least 14 reports of the smoking cords, sparking or igniting.

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission said the company has received at least two reports of the cables that burn people's fingers.

Target has the request for returns for the & # 39; heyday 3-foot Lightning USB Charging Cables & # 39; announced on Wednesday

Target has the request for returns for the & # 39; heyday 3-foot Lightning USB Charging Cables & # 39; announced on Wednesday

Target has the request for returns for the & # 39; heyday 3-foot Lightning USB Charging Cables & # 39; announced on Wednesday

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission said that Target has received at least two notifications of the & # 39; heyday & # 39; cables that burn people's fingers and a total of 14 reports of the cables that are smoking, sparking or igniting

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission said that Target has received at least two notifications of the & # 39; heyday & # 39; cables that burn people's fingers and a total of 14 reports of the cables that are smoking, sparking or igniting

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission said that Target has received at least two notifications of the & # 39; heyday & # 39; cables that burn people's fingers and a total of 14 reports of the cables that are smoking, sparking or igniting

The defective purple, green and blue iridescent cables are made of metal and have the word & # 39; heyday & # 39; printed on the connector

The defective purple, green and blue iridescent cables are made of metal and have the word & # 39; heyday & # 39; printed on the connector

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The defective purple, green and blue iridescent cables are made of metal and have the word & # 39; heyday & # 39; printed on the connector

The cables, with model number 080 08 8261 printed on the side of their packaging, are manufactured by Chug Inc. from Eden Prairie, Minnesota and are distributed by Target

The cables, with model number 080 08 8261 printed on the side of their packaging, are manufactured by Chug Inc. from Eden Prairie, Minnesota and are distributed by Target

The cables, with model number 080 08 8261 printed on the side of their packaging, are manufactured by Chug Inc. from Eden Prairie, Minnesota and are distributed by Target

& # 39; Consumers must immediately stop using the product and return the recalled cable to a Target store for a full refund, & # 39; said the commission in a statement on its website.

The cables, with model number 080 08 8261 printed on the side of their packaging, are manufactured by Chug Inc. from Eden Prairie, Minnesota and are distributed by Target.

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The purple, green and blue iridescent devices are made of metal and also have the word & # 39; heyday & # 39; printed on the connector, the commission said.

They are used to charge mobile phones and other electronics that use cables for charging lightning.

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