Modular Robotics Recalls Rechargeable Battery Packs Due to Burn Hazard

May 06, 2020

06 May
2020
Recalls - Home Products

Modular Robotics Recalls Rechargeable Battery Packs Due to Burn Hazard

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This battery pack was sold individually, and also within Classroom Kits and GoPiGo and BrickPi robotic bundles. It is a 9.6V 2000Ah NiMH battery pack with Max Charge Current 2A and is wrapped in black plastic. “Dexter Industries Rechargeable Battery Pack” is printed on a white label on the battery pack.

Incidents/Injuries:

Modular Robotics has received four reports of the rechargeable battery packs smoking and overheating. No injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

Online at Dexterindustries.com from March 2018 through January 2020 for about $38.

Importer(s):

Modular Robotics Inc., of Boulder, Colo. and Dexter Industries, of Restin, W.V.

Manufactured In:
China
Recall number:
20-115
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