On October 13, 2016, Roylco recalled its Educational Light Cube product for safety concerns. The light cube’s lithium polymer battery can run the risk of overheating and catching fire, posing a fire hazard. Roylco has received three reports of the light cube battery overheating and catching fire though no injuries have been reported.
This recall involves the Roylco Educational Light Cubes with model number R59601. The model number is located on the user guide included with the light cube. The educational light cube is a white cube measuring 16 inches high by 16 inches wide by 16 inches deep. The cubes have a light source and a battery located in the base. The cube is primarily used for creative learning involving light in the early childhood classroom.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled light cubes and contact Roylco for instructions on returning the light cubes for a free replacement of the light source, which contains the battery.