Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper
Sunday, December 09, 2018  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
34˚Partly Cloudy Night

News >  Business

E-cigarette brand’s 2.6M power units being recalled

UPDATED: Sat., April 14, 2018, 9:56 a.m.

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – A big cigarette name is recalling the power units used for about 2.6 million electronic cigarettes.

R.J. Reynolds Vapor Co. has issued a nationwide safety recall of all Vuse Vibe power units after consumer reports that batteries malfunctioned and caused the units to overheat and create a fire risk. No injuries have been reported.

R.J. Reynolds Vapor markets the Vuse brand of e-cigarettes. The subsidiary of British American Tobacco said owners should stop using the product or charging the power unit and contact the company to receive a refund.


Subscribe to the Morning Review newsletter

Get the day’s top headlines delivered to your inbox every morning by subscribing to our newsletter

There was a problem subscribing you to the newsletter. Double check your email and try again, or email webteam@spokesman.com

You have been successfully subscribed!