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Rayovac Flashlights Recalled by Spectrum Brands

  • 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
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.
Remedy:
Refund
Recall Date:
January 23, 2014
Units:
About 225,000 in the United States and 7,000 in Canada
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.

Recall Details

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 ? 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.  

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.

Incidents/Injuries:

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

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.

Importer

Spectrum Brands, Inc., of Middleton, Wis.

Manufactured In:
Indonesia
Recall number:
14-087
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