WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Halloween Projection Flashlights
Units: About 10,000
Importer: Nygala Corp., of Teterboro, N.J.
Hazard: The flashlights can overheat, blister and melt, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one reported incident involving a flashlight that overheated, blistered and melted.
Description: The black and orange plastic 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.
Learn more about this recall and others at CPSC.