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CPSC - Flashlight Recall

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U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Communications
4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814
www.cpsc.gov

Lucent Ace Manufacturing Recalls LED Flashlights Due to Burn Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Academy Sports + Outdoors http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Lucent-Ace-Manufacturing-Recalls-LED-Flashlights

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Recall Date: February 19, 2014

Recall Number: 14-107

Lucent Ace Manufacturing Recalls LED Flashlights Due to Burn Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Academy Sports + Outdoors

 

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

 

Recall Summary

 

Name of Product: LED flashlights

 

Hazard: The battery can short and cause the flashlight’s canister to rupture, posing a burn hazard to the consumer.

 

Remedy: Refund

 

Consumer Contact: Lucent Ace Manufacturing toll-free at (888) 373-6978 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.lucentace.com and click on “product recall” for more information.

 

Photos available at http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Lucent-Ace-Manufacturing-Recalls-LED-Flashlights

 

Recall Details

 

Units: About 3,000

 

Description: This recall involves LED flashlights with hand straps. The 3 ½-inch tall flashlights were sold in black, red, green and blue and have style number FSAACE6022 printed on the packaging.

 

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of a flashlight canister rupturing while in a consumer’s hand. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled flashlight and return it to the place of purchase for a refund.

 

Sold exclusively by: Academy Sports + Outdoors stores nationwide from October 2013 to November 2013 for about $3.

 

Importer/Distributor: Lucent Ace Manufacturing, of City of Industry, Calif.

 

Manufactured in: China

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to a product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about your experience with the product on SaferProducts.gov.

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