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Little Tikes Animal Flashlights Recalled

Date:
March 1, 2006
Category:
Miscellaneous
Company/Brand:
The Little Tikes
The Danger:
The light green paint on the dinosaur-shape flashlight and the brown paint on the dog-shape flashlight could contain excess levels of lead.
Description:
This recall involves about 20,800 animal-shape flashlights. The Glowin' Dino Flashlight and the Glowin' Doggy Flashlight are about 9 inches long and make an electronic sound when switched on. The green dinosaur roars, and the white-and-brown dog barks. Only flashlights with the following date codes are in included in the recall:
  • LC5H161
  • LC5H291
  • LC5I031
  • LC5I091
  • LC5I131
  • LC5J061
  • LC5J231
  • LC5J311
The date codes are found on the bottom of the flashlights. Units that do not contain these codes or other animal flashlight characters made by The Little Tikes Co. are not included in this recall. Also, units that have an "R" at the end of the date code are not included in the recall.
Sold At:
Target stores nationwide from November 2005 through December 2005 for about $10.
What To Do:
Take the recalled flashlights away from young children immediately and contact Little Tikes for more information on getting a free replacement flashlight or refund. For more information, contact The Little Tikes Co. toll-free at (800) 321-0183 anytime, or visit http://littletikes.com.
For More Information:
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml06/06100.html