Halloween Projection Flashlights Recalled
Credit: CPSC

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Nygala Corp., of Teterboro, N.J., announced a voluntary recall of about 10,000 Halloween Projection Flashlights.

Hazard: The flashlights can overheat, blister and melt, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one reported incident involving a flashlight that overheated, blistered and melted.

Description: The black and orange plastic flashlight is 6 ½ inches long and has pumpkins, bats, witches, haunted houses and cats on the handle. The flashlights come with six different plastic lenses that attach to the flashlight to project various images, including a pumpkin, bat, witch, haunted house and cat. The flashlights use two AA batteries. “Flomo,” “HW189” and UPC 677916518266 are printed on the packaging.

Sold at: Discount stores in California, Connecticut, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas and Utah from August 2010 through October 2011 for about $1.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled flashlights, remove and properly discard the batteries and return the flashlights to the store where purchased for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Nygala Corp. at (800) 445-5936 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday.