U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission – Fast Track Recall
Release Date: November 20, 2019
Grace Digital Recalls EcoBoulder Speakers That Can Overcharge and Burst; Impact Hazard
ECOXGEAR EcoBoulder Speakers
Hazard: The speaker’s battery can become overcharged and burst, posing an impact hazard.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled speakers and contact ECOXGEAR to receive a free battery replacement kit.
Consumer Contact: ECOXGEAR at 800-903-9664 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or online at www.ecoxgear.com and click on “Safety” in the top header or at www.ecoxgear.com/safetynotice for more information.
Units: About 88,000
Description: This recall involves the ECOXGEAR EcoBoulder Bluetooth Speakers. The Speaker is black in color with a rubber slip mat on top. It is about 20” tall and 15” wide. There are 4 versions which have a color accent around the front speaker and a matching rubber slip mat. There is a storage compartment located on the left side of the speaker. The model number GDI-EXBM900 series is labeled on the inside door of the speaker’s storage compartment. ECOXGEAR is printed on the front of the speakers.
Incidents/Injuries: ECOXGEAR has received 5 reports of speaker batteries bursting and fragmenting including two incidents of property damage to the surrounding area. No injuries have been reported.
Sold at: Costco stores nationwide from October 2016 through January 2017, at Academy Sports, Cabela’s, Home Depot and Best Buy stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com from January 2018 through December 2018 for about $180.
Importer: Grace Digital Inc., of San Diego, Calif.
Manufactured in: China
This recall was conducted voluntarily by the company under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
No other ECOXGEAR products were affected by this recall.