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Innovage FIXIT One Million Candlepower Rechargeable Spotlights

Description: Rechargeable Spotlights Recalled by Innovage 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 September 8, 2010 Release #10-337 Firm's Recall Hotline: (888) 408-1140 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Rechargeable Spotlights Recalled by Innovage 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: FIXIT One Million Candlepower Rechargeable Spotlights Units: About 1.4 Million Importer: Innovage LLC, of Foothill Ranch, Calif. Hazard: The spotlight’s charging adapter can overcharge the battery, forcing it to rupture and leak battery acid. This poses a chemical burn hazard to consumers. Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received 13 reports of incidents involving minor skin chemical burns and battery acid burn holes in upholstery, clothing and carpeting. Description: This recall involves the One Million Candlepower Spotlight, a rechargeable halogen light. The handheld spotlight is made of yellow plastic and has a black label that reads, “FIXIT Tools UP TO 1,000,000 CANDLE POWER” or “FIXIT Rechargeable Spotlight.” The spotlight is sold with an AC power charger and a 12 volt car utility adapter. Sold at: Walgreens, Rite Aid, Bealls, Tuesday Morning, Ace Hardware, Boscov’s and Winn-Dixie stores nationwide from October 2003 through October 2009 for about $10. Manufactured in: China Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the spotlights and contact Innovage for a full refund of the regular retail price. For purchases made above the regular retail price, additional refunds will be offered with valid receipts. Consumers are asked to return the product, via a self-addressed stamped envelope or box that will be provided. Instructions for returning the product are posted at www.spotlightrecall.org and are also available from the Innovage call center. Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Innovage toll-free at (888) 408-1140 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm’s website at www.spotlightrecall.org - Consumers can also email the firm at info@spotlightrecall.org [Source]

Innovage FIXIT One Million Candlepower Rechargeable Spotlights Recall Information

Country of OriginChina
Recall Date09/08/2010
Recall ID329
Recall Number10337
Product TypeLights & Accessories
HazardBurn - Not Fire-Related
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