Coleman Flashlight Recall [US & Canada]

Canada CFIA RecallUS FlagUS/Washington & Canada/Ottawa: Coleman Flashlight Recall [US & Canada]Coleman recalls an estimated 9,000 Coleman CTAC Lithium-Ion Flashlights due to fire hazard. CPSC:; HCSC:

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Direct Canada link:

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves three models of Coleman CTAC Lithium-Ion Flashlights.

  • The recalled Flashlight models include the CTAC20 (model number 2000013874), the CTAC40 (model number 2000013873) and the CTAC60 (model number 2000013872). The Flashlights are black in color, come printed with the brand, “Coleman” in white along the handle and have the model number in white copy printed on the upper portion of the handle next to the light.

The recalled Flashlights measure approximately 6.5 inches long and the lithium-ion batteries that power the Flashlights are red in color with the Coleman logo printed in white on the battery.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Two (2) additional images of the recalled Coleman Flashlights are pictured on the Web site above.

According to the CPSC, the lithium-ion Batteries can overheat, posing a fire hazard to the operator and those nearby.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Coleman Flashlights, please do not use it. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Coleman at 1-800-835-3278 from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Central Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can e-mail the company at or visit the company’s Web site at and click on the “Safety Information” link under the “Customer Support” tab at the bottom of the page and then on the “CTAC Lithium-Ion Flashlight Recall” link for more information.

Please note: this is a joint recall from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) and Health Canada (“HCSC”).

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Additional information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 16-140
HCSC ID number: RA-57440
Recalls Direct RIN: 6878-2016
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