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Occurrence of ignition accident regarding products included in the catalogue

March 10, 2016

Regarding the "compact battery with jump-start function," a product included in "Men's Style," a catalogue for which Japan Post Co., Ltd. is arranging the sales at post offices, there was a report from the manufacturer of the product, Toho Corporation, that an ignition accident of the product occurred and was notified to the Consumer Affairs Agency on March 9 (Wed), 2016.
Accordingly, we ask customers who have the products listed below at hand to not use them and to store them until we make contact separately.
We deeply apologize for this inconvenience.

Background

Regarding the "compact battery with jump-start function" included in "Men's Style" catalogue, we received a report from one customer that it caught fire upon usage.
While Toho Corporation, the manufacturer, is implementing an investigation as to the cause of the accident, it has yet to be identified. Therefore, we decided to notify our customers to ask for suspension of the use of the product on our own accord.

Details of the product

Name of the catalogue Sales period Product number Product name
Men's Style From May 18 to September 30, 2015
* Up to October 4 via the Internet
57805-1301-5 Compact battery with jump-start function
Men's Style From October 19, 2015, to February 29, 2016
* Up to the same date via the Internet
57814-1471-2

Reactions taken for our customers

We promptly contact the customers to which the product is sent and from which we received an order of the product via telephone or in written form to apologize and ask them to suspend use of the product. (Number of units ordered: 146)

Publisher and seller of the catalogue

Japan Post Trading Service Co., Ltd. (Tokyo)

Provider of the product

B&S Partners Corporation (Tokyo)

Manufacturer

Toho Corporation (Tokyo) http://www.toho-corporation.com

Image of the product in question

Inquiries from customers

Japan Post Trading Service Co., Ltd.

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B&S Partners Corporation

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