Pelican 3315R and 3315R-RA (Right Angle) Flashlights and Lithium Rechargeable Battery Packs recalled due to a fire hazard

Starting date:
December 19, 2019
Posting date:
December 19, 2019
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Tools and Electrical Products
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Fire Hazard
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-71901

Last updated:

Summary

  • Product: Pelican 3315R and 3315R-RA (Right Angle) Flashlights.
  • Issue: The battery pack of the flashlight may overheat, melt or catch fire.
  • What to do: Immediately stop using the flashlights and contact Pelican to arrange for the return and replacement of the battery pack.

Affected products

Pelican 3315R and 3315R-RA (Right Angle) Flashlights

Product description

he Pelican 3315R and 3315R-RA (Right Angle) Flashlights are powered by a special lithium rechargeable battery. The units feature a full-time battery level indicator integrated into the switch. The ergonomic polymer body is engineered with a sure-grip texture and includes a lanyard.

The following Pelican parts (all of which are battery packs) are included in this voluntary recall:

  • 03315R-0000-110
  • 03315R-0000-110-G
  • 03315R-0000-110-IM
  • 03315R-0000-245
  • 03315R-0000-245-G
  • 03315R-0000-245-IM
  • 03315R-0000-245K01
  • 03315R-0001-241E
  • 03315R-0002-241E
  • 03315R-0100-110
  • 03315R-0100-245
  • 03315R-0200-245
  • 03315R-0200-245-IM
  • 03315R-0201-241E
  • 03315R-3020-001E
  • 03315R-3010-000
  • 03315R-0000-241E (Z1)
  • 03315R-0200-241E (Z1)
  • 03315R-3020-000E (Z1)

Hazard identified

The Pelican 3315R and 3315R-RA (Right Angle) Flashlights battery packs may overheat, melt or catch fire.

As of December 6, 2019, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

Number sold

Approximately 89 units of the 3315R flashlights and 3315R-RA flashlights were sold in Canada.

Time period sold

The affected products were sold from January 1, 2016 to October 30, 2019.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China

Companies

Distributor
Pelican Products, Inc.
Torrance
California
UNITED STATES

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What you should do

Consumers should immediately stop using the affected products and contact Pelican to arrange for the return and replacement of the battery pack.

For more information, consumers may contact Pelican Products Inc. by telephone at 1-866 273-5422 or 1-780-481-6076 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. MST, Monday through Friday, by e-mail, or by visiting the firm'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.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.