Yoto Mini speaker recalled in Canada, U.S. due to burn, fire hazard – National

Descrease article font size

Increase article font size

Thousands of Yoto Mini speakers, an educational device for kids, have been recalled in Canada after U.S. reports of the battery overheating and melting.
“The speaker’s lithium-ion battery can overheat and catch fire, posing a fire hazard to consumers,” Health Canada’s recall statement stated. It was issued on Thursday.There have been no reported incidents or injuries in Canada, but there have been six reports of battery overheating and melting in the U.S., with no injuries, according to the recall.

The latest health and medical news
emailed to you every Sunday.

Health Canada says that customers should immediately stop using the device and contact Yoto to receive a free replacement smart charging cable.

3:13
Consumer Matters: Volkswagen owner waiting a year for airbag fix

Trending Now

85-year-old woman kills home intruder in act of self-defence ‘heroism’

Woman, 22, found dead of blood loss, neck wound in abandoned Italian church

There were 19,721 affected units sold in Canada, according to the company, while 251,165 were sold in the U.S., which also has recalled the product. Story continues below advertisement

The affected products were sold between November 2021 and November 2023.The Yoto Mini uses Yoto cards to play audiobooks, music and educational audio. It is meant for kids ages three to 12.

&copy 2024 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc.

spot_img

Explore more

Stop Letting Others Control Your Life

Stop Letting Others Control Your Life

SUMMARY: In this episode, Brendon teaches… How to focus more on positive life outcomes like life satisfaction, fitness, happiness, and confidence is essential. Why better embracing significant...

You Asked: In a Woman with ADHD, Should You Continue Treatment...

Question: I have a 32-year-old patient with ADHD who stopped her stimulant medication (Concerta 54 mg) during pregnancy. She is now at 34 weeks of...

The Future of Period Pain Relief

Hey there, womanhood warriors! We get you, and we especially get you on those days of the month. Period cramps are a real problem...
Preventive Care: How It Can Save Your Business Money On Health Insurance

Preventive Care: How It Can Save Your Business Money On Health...

As a small business owner in California or Arizona, you already understand the importance of keeping your employees healthy and productive. But you also...

Biosensor technology company Allez Health secures $60M

California-based Allez Health, formerly Zense-Life, announced it secured $60 million in Series A+ financing.  The round was led by strategic investor Osang Healthcare, with participation...
Omega-3 index test

Omega-3 index test and benefits for overall health and well-being

The Omega-3 Index test...
Thousands of NÜTRL tumblers recalled after dozens report illness - National

Thousands of NÜTRL tumblers recalled after dozens report illness – National

A promotional NÜTRL branded tumbler that was recalled in Canada earlier this month caused multiple reports of adverse health effects, an updated notice said...
Dentistry procurement platforms and trends 2024

E-Procurement Platforms, AI, and More Trends from DentalForum 2024

This article was written by the Planet DDS staff and originally published on DrBicuspid.com.At this year’s DentalForum, leaders from more than two dozen dental...