USB charging cables sold nationwide have been recalled following reports of shock and fires.
The product was sold in stores across the country and online at Target.com. The cables are used to charge cellphones and other electronics that use lightning connector charging cables. The metal charging cable is purple, green and blue iridescent. The word “heyday” is printed on the cable’s connector. The model number 080 08 8261 is printed on the side of the product’s packaging.
- Name of product:
- heyday 3 Foot Lightning USB charging cables
- The metal around the cord can become electrically charged if it contacts the USB wall charger plug prongs while charging, posing shock and fire hazards.
- Recall date:
- May 29, 2019
- About 90,000
Target at 800-440-0680 between 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT daily, online at www.target.com and click on “Recalls” at the bottom of the page, then on “Electronics” or click on the “Product Recalls” tab on Target’s Facebook page for more information.