AMAZON are recalling their basics power bank over fears it may catch fire.

There are a number of battery sizes affected including the ID numbers B00LRK8EVO, B00LRK8HJ8, B00LRK8I7O, B00LRK8IV0, B00LRK8JDC or B00ZQ4JQAA and they were recalled on March 15.

Amazon Basics Power Banks, sold by Amazon. Around 260,000 units of Amazon Basics power banks are affected, with various battery sizes.

It includes 16,100mAh; 10,000mAh; 5,600mAh; 2,000mAh with micro USB cable; 3,000mAh and 3,000mAh with USB micro cable models.

A statement on the Institute of Chartered Trading Standards said: " This product has been recalled due to reports of them catching fire and burning users.

"If you own this item, stop using it immediately.

"You should have received an email explaining the recall and what to do.

"If you can't see it in your email inbox, check to see if it's in your junk or spam folder.

" If you have one of the chargers but haven't been contacted, Amazon is advising you to contact its customer services teams on 0800 279 7234."