The flashlights can overheat and melt, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
This recall involves about 610,000 Halloween-themed flashlights in two versions: mini flashlights and flashlights sold with stencils. Mini Flashlights: The mini flashlights have a key ring extending from the bottom and were sold in a pack of three colors: orange, green, and black. The orange and purple packaging has "Mini Flashlights (3 Pack)" printed on the front and "DGI", "Made in China" and "DPCI# 234-02-1813" printed on the back. Standard Size Flashlights: Also included in the recall are standard sized flashlights with a black handle and an orange top. The flashlights were sold with six stencils in various colors and images: a pumpkin, ghost, spider, cat, witch, and skull & cross-bones. "Flashlight with Stencil" is printed on the front and "Tien Hsing," "Made in China," and "234 02 1838" is printed on the back of the packaging.
Target stores nationwide from August 2009 through September 2009 for $1 for the mini flashlights and $2.50 for the flashlights with stencils.
What To Do:
Immediately stop using the flashlights and return the product to any Target store for a full refund. For more information, contact Target at (800) 440-0680 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit www.target.com.
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