The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced the recall of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed. Consumers can submit reports of harm to CPSC’s new searchable online product safety database at www.SaferProducts.gov. A searchable food and medical product recall database is available at http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm.
Units: About 10,000
Hazard: The flashlights can overheat, blister and melt, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.
Description: The black and orange plastic flashlight has pumpkins, bats, witches, haunted houses and cats on the handle and comes with six different plastic lenses that attach to the flashlight to project various images.
Sold at: Discount stores in California, Connecticut, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas and Utah from August 2010 through October 2011 for about $1.
Remedy: Remove and properly discard batteries, and return flashlights to the store where purchased for a refund.
Contact: Call 800-445-5936 or visit www.flomousa.com.