Recalled Product Name/Brand/ID

Klein Tools and Blackfire Portable Rechargeable Power Stations

Recall Product Images

Recalled Klein Tools KTB1000 Portable Rechargeable Power Station
Recalled Blackfire PAC1000 Portable Rechargeable Power Station

Potential Risks or Issues

The top and bottom of the internal inverter boards of the power stations can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.

Has Anyone Been Injured?

Klein Tools received four reports of overheating. No injuries have been reported. No lithium-ion battery fires have been reported.

About the Recall

This recall involves Klein Tools and Blackfire portable rechargeable power stations with lithium-ion batteries. The portable power charging stations deliver up to 1500W of AC power. They contain a built-in 983Wh lithium-ion battery pack. The power stations have four 120V outlets, six USB ports, and a 12V car port. The model names PAC1000 (Blackfire) and KTB1000 (Klein Tools) can be found on the label located at the rear of the power station. The power stations are orange and black with “Klein Tools” on the front in white lettering.

Where to Find Unique Identification of this Product

The model names PAC1000 (Blackfire) and KTB1000 (Klein Tools) can be found on the label located at the rear of the power station.

How Many Units Are Affected? Affected Batch/Date Range

About 3,800 power stations are affected by this recall. Additionally, approximately 164 units were sold in Canada.

Who is the Distributor(s)?

The distributor of these recalled power stations is Klein Tools, located in Lincolnshire, Illinois.

Places Where Recalled Product was Sold

The recalled power stations were sold at industrial distributors and electrical wholesalers nationwide from November 2021 through November 2023 for approximately $1,300.

Where was This Manufactured?

The recalled power stations were manufactured in China.

Actions for Consumers

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Blackfire and Klein Tools power stations and return them to their original place of purchase. Klein Tools is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Remedy Process

The remedy option for this recall is a refund.

Additional Information

For more information about this recall, consumers can contact Klein Tools at 800-527-3099 from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday. They can also visit the recall websites: for Klein Tools power stations or for Blackfire power stations. Additional information can be found by visiting or and clicking “Safety Recalls” at the top of the page.

Regulatory Compliance

This recall complies with the regulations set forth by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

How Can I Protect Myself From Falling Victim?

  • Immediately stop using the recalled power stations.
  • Return the recalled power stations to their original place of purchase.
  • Follow the instructions provided by Klein Tools for the refund process.

Final Thought

It is important to prioritize safety when using any electrical devices. If you own one of the recalled portable rechargeable power stations, take immediate action to protect yourself and others from potential fire and burn hazards. Follow the recall instructions provided by Klein Tools to ensure a safe resolution.