The flashlights can overheat, blister, and melt, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers. The firm has received one reported incident involving a flashlight that overheated, blistered, and melted.
This recall involves about 10,000 black and orange plastic flashlights. The flashlight is 6 ½ inches long and has pumpkins, bats, witches, haunted houses, and cats on the handle. The flashlights come with six different plastic lenses that attach to the flashlight to project various images, including a pumpkin, bat, witch, haunted house, and cat. The flashlights use two AA batteries. "Flomo," "HW189," and UPC 677916518266 are printed on the packaging.
Discount stores in California, Connecticut, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah from August 2010 through October 2011 for about $1.
What To Do:
Immediately stop using the recalled flashlights, remove and properly discard the batteries, and return the flashlights to the store where purchased for a full refund. For additional information, contact Nygala Corp. at (800) 445-5936 between 9 A.M. and 5 P.M. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm's website www.flomousa.com.
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