Beats Pill XL Speakers Recalled
As of June 3, 2015, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Apple have issued a voluntary recall on the Beats Pill XL speaker because its battery can overheat, causing a fire and burn hazard.
This item was sold at any Apple or other major retail store and online between January 2014 and June 2015.
Remedy and Injury Information
- Stop use of product immediately and call Apple for a $325 Apple Store Credit or electronic payment.
- A postage paid box will be provided by Apple to send the product back.
- There have been eight reports of overheating, one report of a burn on a consumer’s finger, and one report of burn damage on a consumer’s desk from these speakers.
Description of the Recalled Beats Speakers
Information below was provided by the US CPSC:
- The recall involves Beats Pill XL portable wireless speakers from Beats by Dre.
- The speakers come in black, pink, white, metallic sky, and titanium shades.
- They are plastic, capsule shaped speakers that are 4 inches tall by 13 inches wide by 4 inches deep.
- There is a mesh metal grill in the front of the speakers with a carrying handle located in the back.
- The small ‘b’ Beats logo is located on the grill, while ‘beatspillXL’ is found on the handle.
- These speakers were made in China and sold for approximately $300.