Google owned Smartwatch company Fitbit has recalled its smartwatches due to reports of its lithium-ion battery overheating.
Body metrics such as heart rate, activity and sleep are collected and tracked by Fitbit.
118 burn injuries have been reported world-wide.
In the US, there were two reports of third-degree burns and four reports of second-degree burns.
In statement sent to affected users a Fitbit representative said
“Customer safety is always Fitbit’s top priority and out of an abundance of caution, we are conducting a voluntary recall of Fitbit Ionic smartwatches.”
The company said the recall did not affect other Fitbit smartwatches or trackers.
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