Overheating Battery Prompts Flashlight Recall from Pelican
A flashlight from Pelican Products is being recalled due to a hazard posed to consumers.
The recall involves Pelican 9410L flashlights equipped with lithium ion battery packs and replacement battery packs that can overheat, posing a fire hazard.
Pelican has received two reports of overheating battery packs. No injuries have been reported.
The flashlights are yellow and black. Pelican 9410L is printed on the front of the flashlights and on the top of the handle. The recalled flashlights bear manufacturer part number 9410-021-245 or 9410-021-110, while the battery pack bears 9413-301-001. Only battery packs that contain green shrink wrapped cells are included in the recall.
Consumers could purchase these items at sports and specialty stores nationwide, online on Amazon, and through other industrial supply dealers or distributors from May 2014 through January 2016 for between $240 to $280 for the flashlights and between $50 and $70 for the replacement battery packs.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled items and contact Pelican for instructions on returning the flashlights for free installation of a new battery pack.
Customers with questions about this recall can contact Pelican by phone at (877) 619-0289 or by email at 9410L@pelican.com.