Recall Date: April 7, 2021
Recall Number: 21-104
Description: On April 7, 2021, The Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a recall for only the 12-foot EC8 Extension cables (model 98201) and Male EC8 to Ring cables (model 98202) that are installed in vehicle integrations. The 12-foot EC8 Extension cable was sold individually and with the Car Charge Kit. This cable was used to connect Yeti power stations to either a Yeti Tank or a vehicle battery.
The Male EC8 to Ring cable was sold individually and with different Yeti Tanks. These cables are used to connect Yeti Tanks to Yeti power stations and are frequently coupled with the 12-foot EC8 Extension cable.
The model and the UPC numbers can be found on the product packaging, receipts or invoices.
Recalled Product Name
12’ EC8 Extension Cable
Male EC8 to Ring Cable
Hazard: The pins inside the connector on the power cord can deform and overheat, posing a fire hazard.
Incidents/Injuries: Goal Zero has received four reports of the cable connected to the vehicle battery overheating, melting, or catching on fire, some of which resulted in property damage. No injuries have been reported.
Units: About 7,850
Sold At: Bass Pro, REI and Sportsman’s Warehouse stores nationwide and online at Amazon, Backcountry and GoalZero from March 2019 through December 2020 for between $25 and $50.
Importer(s): Goal Zero LLC, of Bluffdale, Utah
Manufactured In: China
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