Rayovac Flashlight Recall [US & Canada]


Canada HCSC RecallUS CPSC RecallUS/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: Spectrum Brands recalls some Rayovac Flashlights due to melting, burn hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/sVzPI; HCSC: http://ht.ly/sVE4CRayovac Flashlight

Direct US link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Rayovac-Flashlights-Recalled-by-Spectrum-Brands/

Direct Canada link: http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2014/37631r-eng.php

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves the following products:Rayovac LED Industrial Flashlights (model ILED2AA); Rayovac Value Bright LED plastic flashlights (model BRSELED2AA-BA); and Rayovac Value Bright flashlights (model BRSELED2AA-BDGDI).

The recalled Flashlights use two AA batteries. They measure about 6-1/2 inches long and the Flashlight head is about 1-1/3 inches in diameter. They were sold in the following colors: solid red, blue, green or black with yellow. The brand, “Rayovac” is printed on the head of the Flashlight. The following date codes are included in the recall: E/J-C, H/F-C, I/F-C, L/F-C, M/W-C, O/F-C, R/F-C, R/J-C, S/J-C, T/F-C, U/F-C and Y/J-C. The date code is printed on a white sticker inside the flashlight’s tube.

According to the CPSC, the Flashlight can cause the batteries to overheat and melt the Flashlight’s plastic casing, posing a burn hazard. Spectrum has received reports of 12 Flashlights overheating and melting during use. No injuries or property damage have been reported.

Consumers should stop using the recalled flashlights immediately, remove the batteries and contact Spectrum for a full refund or register for the recall.

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CPSC recall number: 14-087
HCSC ID number: RA-37631
Recalls Direct RIN: 3045-2014
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