Fitbit Recalls Roughly One Million Smartwatches in U.S. Over Burn Hazard

Fitbit has received at least 115 reports in the U.S., and 59 reports internationally, of the battery in the Ionic model of its watches overheating

ByWill Feuer

Fitbit LLC is voluntarily recalling roughly one million Ionic smartwatches that it sold in the U.S. following reports of burn injuries caused by an overheating battery, according to a federal regulator.

Fitbit Recalls Roughly One Million Smartwatches in U.S. Over Burn Hazard

Fitbit, which is owned by Google parentAlphabet Inc.,has received at least 115 reports in the U.S., and 59 reports internationally, of the battery in the Ionic model of its watches overheating, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Wednesday.

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