Amazon withdraws its AmazonBasics external batteries due to explosion risk


Amazon has everything. Cheap phones , watches, chocolates, underwear and a host of products that go through your mind. In addition to selling its own products and third-party items, the company has its own line of low-priced products that can be purchased under the AmazonBasiscs brand. Precisely the external batteries AmazonBasics they are the ones that today are the stars of today.

And is that in American soil have been different incidents with external batteries AmazonBasics, as reported by different users. Apparently, the same external batteries AmazonBasics that were sold in Spain have suffered problems of overheating and explosions, which is why Amazon has decided to withdraw these products from its online store.

The incident in which the one that has seen the company involved is not small, since in the United States there are already fifty related cases. Amazon has received more than 50 reports of overheating of its external batteries AmazonBasics and that suppose a risk of burns and material damage. For this reason you will no longer be able to find external batteries of this brand in the online store.

Amazon calls to return the external batteries AmazonBasics

However, the decision to stop selling these products, until the problem is solved, is not the only one that the company has taken in the last hours. Amazon has also issued a statement that is arriving by mail to all those users who once bought any of the AmazonBasics external batteries affected .

Amazon withdraws its AmazonBasics external batteries due to explosion risk

“Consumers should immediately disconnect and stop using the removed AmazonBasics external batteries and contact Amazon for instructions on how to return the unit and receive a full refund.”

List of affected Amazon batteries

6 are the Amazon portable batteries affected by the risk of explosion and burns. They carry the product code B00ZQ4JQAA, B00LRK8JDC, B00LRK8IVO, B00LRK8I70, B00LRK8EVO, B00LRK8HJ8 and they range from 3,000 mAh capacity to 16,000.

  • Battery of 16,100 mAh
  • AmazonBasics battery of 10,000 mAh
  • AmazonBasics battery of 5,600 mAh;
  • AmazonBasics battery of 2,000 mAh with micro USB cable
  • AmazonBasics battery 3,000 mAh
  • AmazonBasics 3,000 mAh battery with micro USB cable

If in your day you bought any of the external batteries AmazonBasics affected by this incident, and you have not received the corresponding email, we recommend you contact Amazon immediately to solve the problem, avoid unnecessary risks and return the money of your purchase.

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