Rayovac Flashlights Recalled by Spectrum Brands Due to Burn Hazard

The LED flashlight can cause the batteries to overheat and melt the flashlight's plastic casing.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: Tháng Giêng 23, 2014
Recall number: 14-087
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  • Rayovac LED Industrial flashlight Model ILED2AA

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    Rayovac LED Industrial flashlight Model ILED2AA

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    Rayovac LED Industrial flashlight Model ILED2AA

  • Rayovac Value Bright LED flashlight Model  BRSELED2AA-BA

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    Rayovac Value Bright LED flashlight Model BRSELED2AA-BA

  • Sticker inside flashlight with date code

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    Sticker inside flashlight with date code

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Rayovac flashlights

Hazard:

The flashlight can cause the batteries to overheat and melt the flashlight’s plastic casing, posing a burn hazard.

Consumer Contact:

Spectrum Brands toll-free at (855) 752-6660 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.spectrumbrands.com or www.rayovac.com and click on Product Recalls for more information.

Report an Incident Involving this Product

Recall Details

In conjunction with

http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2014/37631r-eng.php
Units

About 225,000 in the United States and 7,000 in Canada

Description

This recall involves Rayovac LED Industrial flashlights (model ILED2AA) with run times of 25 or 50 hours, Rayovac Value Bright LED plastic flashlights (model BRSELED2AA-BA), and Rayovac Value Bright flashlights (model BRSELED2AA-BDGDI). The flashlights use two AA batteries. They measure about 6 ½ inches long and the flashlight head is about 1 1/3 inches in diameter. They were sold in the following colors:  solid red, blue, green or black with yellow. Rayovac is printed on the head of the flashlight. The following date codes are included in the recall:  E/J-C, H/F-C, I/F-C, L/F-C, M/W-C, O/F-C, R/F-C, R/J-C,    S/J-C, T/F-C, U/F-C and Y/J-C. The date code is printed on a white sticker inside the flashlight’s tube.  

Incidents/Injuries

Spectrum has received reports of 12 flashlights overheating and melting during use. No injuries or property damage have been reported.

Remedy

Consumers should stop using the recalled flashlights immediately, remove the batteries and contact Spectrum for a full refund or register for the recall at www.rovrecall.com.

Sold at

Electronics, grocery, drug, hardware, home improvement and auto parts stores, farm and ranch product outlets, military surplus outlets and farm cooperatives and other stores nationwide and online at www.rayovac.com and other websites from February 2012 through December 2013 for about $2.30.

Importer

Spectrum Brands, Inc., of Middleton, Wis.

Manufacturer

P.T. Topus International, of Indonesia

Manufactured in

Indonesia

  • Rayovac LED Industrial flashlight Model ILED2AA

  • Rayovac LED Industrial flashlight Model ILED2AA

  • Rayovac Value Bright LED flashlight Model BRSELED2AA-BA

  • Sticker inside flashlight with date code