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Target Recalls 90K Lightning Charging Cables Over Shock, Fire Concerns

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Target is recalling 90,000 USB charging cables due to shock and fire hazards.

The Consumer Product Safety Commission says metal around the Lightning charging cables can become electrically charged if it makes contact with the USB wall charger plug prongs.

The Lightning cable being recalled. (Credit: CPSC)

Target received 14 reports of cables smoking, sparking or igniting, according to the CPSC.

Consumers can return the cables to Target for a full refund.

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