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Target DGI Tien Hsing Mini, Standard Size (with Stencil) Halloween Flashlights

Description: Halloween Flashlights Sold Exclusively at Target Recalled Due to Burn Hazard NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 28, 2009 Release # 10-026 Firm's Recall Hotline: (800) 440-0680 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Halloween Flashlights Sold Exclusively at Target Recalled Due to Burn Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: Halloween Flashlights Units: About 610,000 Importer: Target, of Minneapolis, Minn. Manufacturer: DGI LLC, of Warren, N.J. and Tien Hsing, of Wanchai, Hong Kong Hazard: The flashlights can overheat and melt, posing a burn hazard to consumers. Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received eight reports of flashlights overheating and melting, including one report of burns to the hand. Description: This recall involves two types of Halloween-themed flashlights: the mini flashlights and flashlights sold with stencils. Mini Flashlights - The mini flashlights have a key ring extending from the bottom and were sold in a pack of three colors: orange, green and black. The orange and purple packaging has “Mini Flashlights (3 Pack)” printed on the front and “DGI”, “Made in China” and “DPCI# 234-02-1813” printed on the back. Standard Size Flashlights - Also included in the recall are standard sized flashlights with a black handle and an orange top. The flashlights were sold with six stencils in various colors and images: a pumpkin, ghost, spider, cat, witch and skull & cross-bones. “Flashlight with Stencil” is printed on the front and “Tien Hsing,” “Made in China” and ”234 02 1838” is printed on the back of the packaging. Sold exclusively at: Target stores nationwide from August 2009 through September 2009 for $1 for the mini flashlights and $2.50 for the flashlights with stencils. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumer should immediately stop using the flashlights and return the product to any Target store for a full refund. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Target at (800) 440-0680 between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at www.target.com [Source]

Target DGI Tien Hsing Mini, Standard Size (with Stencil) Halloween Flashlights Recall Information

Country of OriginChina
Recall Date10/28/2009
Recall ID27
Recall Number10026
Product TypeLights (Seasonal)
HazardBurn - Not Fire-Related
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