Spectrum Brands, Inc. recalls Rayovac Flashlights
- Starting date:
- January 23, 2014
- Posting date:
- January 23, 2014
- Type of communication:
- Consumer Product Recall
- Household Items
- Source of recall:
- Health Canada
- Physical Hazard
- General Public
- Identification number:
Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Spectrum Brands, Inc.
The date code is printed on a white sticker inside the flashlight's tube.
|Model Name and Number||Description of Package||Description of Product||Relevant Date Codes|
|Rayovac LED Industrial flashlight (model ILED2AA)||Bubble package with red cardboard backing, bearing the words "Rayovac Industrial Grade" and other printed matter||
LED flashlight with black plastic casing and a yellow on/off switch
|Rayovac Value Bright LED plastic flashlight (model BRSELED2AA-BA)||Bubble package with blue cardboard backing, bearing the words "Rayovac Value Bright" and other printed matter||
LED flashlight with red, blue or green plastic casing
The flashlight battery can overheat and melt the plastic casing, posing a burn hazard.
Spectrum Brands has received four reports of incidents in the United States involving a total of 12 flashlights, where the recalled flashlights have overheated and melted. No injuries or property damage were reported to Spectrum Brands.
Neither Spectrum Brands nor Health Canada has received any reports of incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of these flashlights.
In Canada, approximately 6,024 units of the ILED2AA and approximately 1,050 units of the BRSELED2AA-BA bearing the relevant date codes were distributed. In the United States, approximately 28,974 units of the ILED2AA and approximately 91,566 units of the BRSELED2AA-BA bearing the relevant date codes were distributed.
Time period sold
Model ILED2AA was distributed from March 2012 to November 2013 in Canada and the United States; and model BRSELED2AA-BA was distributed from January 2012 to October 2013 in Canada and the United States.
Place of origin
Manufactured in Indonesia.
Spectrum Brands, Inc.
What you should do
Consumers should stop using the recalled flashlight immediately, remove the batteries, and contact Spectrum Brands for a refund.
To register for the recall, consumers may contact Spectrum Brands toll-free at 1-855-752-6660, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST, visit the Rayovac's recall website, or by email for assistance.
Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.
Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.
Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form Consumer Product Incident Report Form.
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