Nov. 11 (UPI) — Ring has recalled about 350,000 of its doorbell items after dozens of customers reported the units caught hearth.
The U.S. Shopper Product Security Fee mentioned Tuesday that the video doorbell’s battery can overheat when incorrect screws are used to put in the machine, doubtlessly posing a fireplace or burn hazard.
Ring obtained 85 stories of incorrect screws used, 23 of which ignited, inflicting “minor property injury.” The corporate additionally obtained eight stories of “minor burns.”
The corporate, which is owned by Amazon, mentioned the recall consists of the second-generation Ring Video Doorbell with the mannequin quantity 5UM5E5. The machine is available in two colours — black and silver, or black and bronze.
Prospects who’ve a Ring doorbell can examine to see if their machine is included within the recall by getting into their machine’s serial quantity on the Ring web site.
Ring mentioned these with doorbells below recall ought to instantly cease putting in the units and phone the corporate for revised set up directions. These directions can be discovered on the Ring web site.