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Recall: Ubio Labs Power Banks can overheat and ignite - fire hazard


Ubio Labs power banks are being recalled as they can overheat and ignite, posing a fire hazard. The recalled power banks are black and have the model number PWB1071 printed on the back. Sold in either a pack of one or a pack of two the Costco item number is printed on the package. The item number for the single pack is 1314518, and the item number for the two-pack is 1265470. About 350,000 sold.


Costco has received three reports of fire, including one report of fire on a commercial flight resulting in four reports of smoke inhalation and one report of a minor burn injury to passengers.

Sold At:

Costco stores nationwide and online at from March 2019 through December 2020 for the 1-pack for about $32 and from September 2018 through December 2020 for the 2-pack for about $40.


Ubio Labs, Inc., of Mercer Island, Washington (ceased operations)


Immediately stop using the recalled power banks and contact Costco for a full refund. Ubio Labs is no longer in operation. Costco has contacted all known purchasers directly.


Costco at 800-774-2678 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. PT Saturday through Sunday, by live chat at from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. PT Monday through Friday and 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. PT Saturday through Sunday, or online at or and click on Recalls & Product Notices at the bottom of the page for more information.



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