Rechargeable Brunton Impel and Brunton Impel 2 Battery Packs
This recall involves certain energy storage systems sold as two models: Brunton Impel and/or Brunton Impel 2 battery packs. These products are internal rechargeable lithium polymer batteries in a durable, rubberized shell with a capacity of 13,000 mAh at 12 volts. The Impel model is either orange or blue in colour and the Impel 2 model is black and gray. These products do not contain visible identification codes or serial numbers. The Impel 2 model has 16, and 19 volt outputs and a USB port, while the Impel model also has a 12 volt output. The word “Brunton” is embossed on the top of the battery pack, along with the power button and five LED lights. These products weigh 2 lb. 10 oz. each and have dimensions of approximately 7.5″ x 7″ x 1″.
The battery pack can overheat, posing a potential fire and burn hazard to consumers and property.
Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these battery packs.
Brunton Outdoor Inc. has received two reports, including one from Canada, of the Brunton Impel battery pack overheating and catching fire, resulting in reports of property damage to the battery pack and its surroundings. No injuries have been reported.