Barbara's Beat: Halloween Projector Flashlight recalled

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Halloween Projector Flashlight recalled

Meijer recalls flashlight due to burn hazard



If you purchased this flashlight you need to take it away from your child immediately.
 

Name of product:
Flashlight
 
Hazard:
The flashlight can overheat and melt the plastic handle, posing a burn risk to the user.

Recall Details

Units About 8,600


Description
This recall involves a Signature Designs Halloween image projector. The projector is a flashlight with cap that holds special lenses to project messages and images onto a wall or other surfaces. 

The flashlight handle is black with the word Halloween and pictures of a skull and a jack o' lantern printed in white. The handle is about 7 inches long and holds two size C batteries. The cap is orange and is about 3 inches high and about 2 inches in diameter. 

The projector comes with three lenses: an orange lens with a black jack o' lantern, a yellow lens with a black bat and a purple lens with the words "Trick or Treat" in black. A clear label with "Signature Designs (HK) Ltd, Ningbo, China, 14-121-02, 05/2014" printed in white is on the side of the handle opposite the orange on/off switch.

Incidents/Injuries
Meijer has received one report of a flashlight overheating and the plastic handle melting. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy
Consumers should immediately stop using the flashlight, remove the batteries and return it to the customer service desk at any Meijer store or contact Meijer for a full refund.

Sold at
Meijer stores from September 2014 to October 2014 for about $3.

Importer
Meijer Distribution Inc., of Grand Rapids, Mich.

Manufactured in
China

Consumer Contact:
Meijer at (800) 927-8699 anytime or online at www.meijer.com and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page for more information.

1 comment :

Isra said...

Oh goodness, thanks for the heads up! It's so scary that things made for kids are so quickly recalled.