The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Charge-It-All Valets
Units: About 17,000
Retailer: HSN LP, of St. Petersburg, Fla.
Distributor: Ingenious Designs LLC, of Englewood, New York
Hazard: The power strip located inside the valet has undersized wires, which can pose fire and shock hazards to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Description: This recall involves the power strips sold with the medium and large Joy Mangano Charge-It-All Valets. The valet is a box with divided compartments that comes with a power strip that allows the user to recharge and organize items such as cell phones, mp3 players, PDAs and cameras in a single location. The medium valet comes with a 3-receptacle power strip and the large valet comes with a 6-receptacle power strip. The letters J and M are printed in cursive under the valet.
Sold by: HSN LP, exclusively, from October 2007 through January 2008 for about $50 for the large valet and $40 for the medium valet.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the power strip. HSN LP will provide a replacement power strip and an in-store refund of $5. HSN LP will pay for all shipping charges to return the product. HSN is directly contacting consumers with the recalled units.