Meijer Recalls Halloween Projector Flashlight Due to Burn Hazard

The flashlight can overheat and melt the plastic handle.

Recall date: October 28, 2014
Recall number: 15-011
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  • Signature Designs Halloween image projector with three lenses.

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    Signature Designs Halloween image projector with three lenses.

  • : A label with the manufacturer's name and location, part number and date of manufacture is on the side of the handle opposite the on/off switch.

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    : A label with the manufacturer's name and location, part number and date of manufacture is on the side of the handle opposite the on/off switch.

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Flashlight

Hazard:

The flashlight can overheat and melt the plastic handle, posing a burn risk to the user.

Consumer Contact:

Meijer at (800) 927-8699 anytime or online at www.meijer.com and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 8,600

Description

This recall involves a Signature Designs Halloween image projector. The projector is a flashlight with cap that holds special lenses to project messages and images onto a wall or other surfaces. The flashlight handle is black with the word Halloween and pictures of a skull and a jack o' lantern printed in white. The handle is about 7 inches long and holds two size C batteries. The cap is orange and is about 3 inches high and about 2 inches in diameter. The projector comes with three lenses: an orange lens with a black jack o' lantern, a yellow lens with a black bat and a purple lens with the words "Trick or Treat" in black. A clear label with "Signature Designs (HK) Ltd, Ningbo, China, 14-121-02, 05/2014" printed in white is on the side of the handle opposite the orange on/off switch.

Incidents/Injuries

Meijer has received one report of a flashlight overheating and the plastic handle melting. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the flashlight, remove the batteries and return it to the customer service desk at any Meijer store or contact Meijer for a full refund.

Sold at

Meijer stores from September 2014 to October 2014 for about $3.

Importer

Meijer Distribution Inc., of Grand Rapids, Mich.

Manufactured in

China

  • Signature Designs Halloween image projector with three lenses.

  • : A label with the manufacturer's name and location, part number and date of manufacture is on the side of the handle opposite the on/off switch.