|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 9, 2004
|Black Diamond Recall Hotline: (801) 278-5544
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firms below. 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: Soliras Headlamp Lithium Ion Batteries
Units: About 1,000
Manufacturer: Black Diamond Equipment Ltd., of Salt Lake City, Utah
Hazard: The headlamp battery may overheat, posing a burn or fire hazard to users.
Incidents/Injuries: No incidents or injuries have been reported.
Description: The recalled batteries are found in Black Diamond Soliras headlamps. The batteries has the following dates which can be found on the battery label: 0703, 0803, 0903, 1003, 1103, 1203, 0104, 0204, 0304, 0404, and 0504. The black headlamp has the words and symbol for the company on the light.
Sold at: Authorized dealers nationwide sold the headlamps from March 2004 through May 2004 for about $150.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the headlamps immediately and return the battery to the nearest authorized Black Diamond dealer for a free replacement.
Consumer Contact: Call Black Diamond collect at (801) 278-5544 between 8 am. and 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday. or log on to the company's Web site at www.blackdiamondequipment.com
Note: Individual Commissioners may have statements related to this topic. Please visit www.cpsc.gov/commissioners to search for statements related to this or other topics.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risk of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product-related incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC's work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of injuries associated with consumer products over the past 50 years.
Federal law prohibits any person from selling products subject to a Commission ordered recall or a voluntary recall undertaken in consultation with the CPSC.