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Lucent Ace Manufacturing Recalls LED Flashlights Due to Burn Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Academy Sports + Outdoors

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SOURCE U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

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Recall Summary

Name of Product: LED flashlights

Hazard: The battery can short and cause the flashlight's canister to rupture, posing a burn hazard to the consumer.

Remedy: Refund

Consumer Contact: Lucent Ace Manufacturing toll-free at (888) 373-6978 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.lucentace.com and click on "product recall" for more information.

To see photos of the recalled products, go to http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2014/Lucent-Ace-Manufacturing-Recalls-LED-Flashlights/

Recall Details

Units: About 3,000

Description: This recall involves LED flashlights with hand straps. The 3 ½-inch tall flashlights were sold in black, red, green and blue and have style number FSAACE6022 printed on the packaging.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received one report of a flashlight canister rupturing while in a consumer's hand. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled flashlight and return it to the place of purchase for a refund.

Sold exclusively by: Academy Sports + Outdoors stores nationwide from October 2013 to November 2013 for about $3.

Importer/Distributor: Lucent Ace Manufacturing, of City of Industry, Calif.

Manufactured in: China

CPSC Consumer Information Hotline
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