MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Apple is recalling Beats Pill XL portable wireless speakers after receiving reports of the speakers overheating—including a burn to a user’s finger and damage to a desk.READ MORE: Miami-Dade Police Officer Arrested On Domestic Violence Charge
The recall is for about 222,000 speakers in the U.S. and about 11,000 in Canada, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.READ MORE: Coconut Grove Arts Festival Gets Green Light For Full-Capacity Return In 2022
Apple has received eight reports of the speakers overheating. One person burned their finger, another person’s desk was damaged when the Beats Pill XL overheated.
Consumers are asked to stop using the recalled product and contact Apple for a $325 Apple Store credit or electronic payment. The speakers retail for about $300. Apple will provide a postage paid box for consumers to send the speakers to Apple.MORE NEWS: City Of Miami Unveils Interactive Kiosk To Help Visitors Navigate Wynwood
The speakers were sold at Apple stores and major retail stores, also online at Apple.com and Beatsbydre.com from January 2014 through June 2015.