|By PR Newswire||
|February 19, 2014 11:00 AM EST||
WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
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.
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.
To see photos of the recalled products, go to http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Lucent-Ace-Manufacturing-Recalls-LED-Flashlights/
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
CPSC Consumer Information Hotline
Contact us at this toll-free number if you have questions about a recall:
800-638-2772 (TTY 301-595-7054)
Times: 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. ET; Messages can be left anytime
Call to get product safety and other agency information and to report unsafe products.
Please use the phone numbers below for all media requests.
Phone: (301) 504-7908
Spanish: (301) 504-7800
SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission