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Target Recalls USB Cables Over Burn Risk

May 30, 2019 – Target Corp. has issued a nationwide recall for more than 90,000 Heyday USB charging cables after multiple reports surfaced of the devices malfunctioning and burning consumers, the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) announced on Wednesday.

The problem is that metal around the USB cables can become electrically charged if it contacts the USB wall charger plug prong while charging, CPSC said. The agency has received at least 14 consumer reports of the cables smoking, sparking or igniting, including 2 reports of finger burns.

Free Confidential Lawsuit Evaluation: If you or a loved one suffered a burn, shock, or other serious injury from a USB cable you bought at Target, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a suit against the manufacturer and our lawyers can help.

What’s the problem?

The recall affects Heyday 3 Foot Lightning USB Charging Cables, which were sold at Target stores and online from June 2018 thru January 2019 for about $15, CPSC said. The cables are iridescent purple, green and blue in color, and have the word “heyday” printed on the cable’s connector.

Affected USB cables were sourced from Eden Prairie, Minnesota-based Chug Inc., and manufactured in China, CPSC said.

The agency is urging all consumers who purchased the recalled USB cables to stop using them immediately, and to contact Target for information about replacement cables or a refund.

Do I have a Target Recall Lawsuit?

The Product Liability Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in Target USB cord recall lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new burn/shock injury cases in all 50 states.

Free Case Evaluation: Again, if you were burned, shocked or otherwise injured by a Target USB cord, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a suit and our lawyers can help.

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