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Target recalls 90,000 Lightning USB charging cables

Target recalls 90,000 Lightning USB charging cables

May 31, 2019 10:47 AM

If you bought a charging cable for your iPhone at Target recently, you might need to stop using it. The store is recalling the heyday three-foot Lightning USB cables.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission says about 90,000 cables were sold at Target stores nationwide between June 2018 and January 2019.

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Target has received 14 reports of the cables smoking, sparking, or igniting -- including two reports of people burning their fingers.

The cables have the word "heyday" printed on the connector. The model number 080 08 8261 is printed on the side of the cable's packaging.

Stop using this cable if you have one and return it to Target for a full refund.


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CPSC: Target Recalls USB Charging Cables Due to Shock and Fire Hazards

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Chris Rooney

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