Rayovac LED Flashlights Posing Burn Risk Recalled

Rayovac LED Flashlights Posing Burn Risk Recalled
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January 23, 2014

Spectrum Brands is recalling approximately 232,000 Rayovac flashlights sold in the United Stated in Canada. The flashlight can cause the batteries to overheat and melt the flashlight's plastic casing, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

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 recalled flashlights 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.

The Rayovac flashlights affected by this recall were sold at a variety of retailers nationwide from February 2012 through December 2013.

Consumers should stop using the recalled flashlights immediately, remove the batteries and contact Spectrum for a full refund.

For further information on this recall, contact Spectrum Brands toll-free at 855-752-6660.