The recalled product is a NexTorch NT123A flashlight battery, bearing the trademark ™ superscript, rather than registered trademark ® superscript. Its body is silver metallic-colored and has the NexTorch logo and the voltage (3 V) on it. The battery is often packaged with NexTorch flashlights."
Consumers should immediately stop use of the battery and contact NexTorch for instructions on how to receive a free replacement.
There has been one report of NexTorch NT123A flashlight batteries rupturing and catching fire, causing burns to the consumer’s body, clothes and vehicle."
Firearm dealers and law enforcement supply stores, and on the Web, including amazon.com and the firm’s website www.nextorch.com, from July 2007 to July 2011 for about $2 per battery.
NexTorch, Inc., of Mukiteo, Wash."