May 23, 2019
Approximately 41,000 portable ION Audio speakers were voluntarily recalled after a hydrogen gas leak in the batteries caused explosions.
As reported by the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, several speakers burst while charging, "posing an explosion hazard."
The recall notice stated that customers would receive a refund. The affected speakers include Sport-Express, Cornerstone, Cornerstone Glow, and Keystone ION Audio.
Customers who purchased the following speakers should stop using the products immediately and contact their nearest ION Audio stores:
Ion Audio – which imports the speakers from manufacturer Shenzhen Fenda Technology Co., Ltd. – received several reports of explosions.
As reported by Fox News, four of the explosions resulted in property damage. No injuries have been reported as yet.
Back in January, Toyota was forced to recall more than 1.7 million vehicles due to the Takata inflators used which rendered the airbags defective.
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