25 March 2016
CPSC Recalls Various Products Made in Mainland China
The CPSC has announced the following recalls of products made in mainland China.
Flashlights. Pelican Products has issued a recall for about 3,800 flashlights and 150 replacement battery packs in the United States and 800 flashlights and 18 replacement battery packs in Canada because they can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers. This recall involves Pelican 9410L yellow and black flashlights equipped with lithium ion battery packs and replacement battery packs. “Pelican 9410L” is printed on the front of the flashlights and on the top of the handle. The recalled flashlights also have manufacturer part number 9410-021-245 or 9410-021-110 printed on their packaging. The manufacturer part number for the recalled battery pack is 9413-301-001 and is printed on a label on the battery’s shrink wrap. Only battery packs that contain green shrink wrapped cells are included in the recall. The recalled flashlights were made in mainland China and the United States and sold at sports and specialty stores nationwide, on-line at Amazon.com and by other industrial supply dealers or distributors from May 2014 through January 2016.
Wall Plates. Liberty Hardware Manufacturing Corp. has issued a recall for some 374,000 decorative metal wall plates because they can dislodge from the backplate and short circuit the outlet, posing a risk of electrical shock or fire. The recalled allen + roth Linden and Brainerd Ironton wall plates have two plates that are attached by hidden fasteners: (i) a backplate that screws into the wall like a traditional wall plate and (ii) a decorative cover that snaps over the cover through the use of spring clips. The plates have a smooth metallic finish and fit a variety of switch and outlet designs. Under the decorative plate the backplate is stamped with the letters “LHMC.” Recalled plates were made in mainland China and Vietnam and sold at Lowe’s Home Improvement stores nationwide and on-line at www.dlawlesshardware.com, www.flyingbulldogs.com, www.lowes.com and www.riverbend.builders from January 2013 through January 2016.
Wall Clocks. Z Gallerie has recalled about 450 wall clocks because the batteries inside the clock can overheat due to defective battery springs located at the bottom of the battery compartment, posing a fire hazard. This recall includes Golda round wall clocks measuring 32 inches in diameter and four inches in depth. The front of the wall clock is made of glass and has a white background. “Invented in 1698” is printed on the front of the clock. The numbers printed on the clock and clock hands are printed in a brown antiqued ink. The battery compartment on the back holds one AA battery and four D batteries. “Made in China” and “Made for Z Gallerie” are printed on a label on the back of the clock. These clocks were sold at Z Gallerie stores nationwide and on-line at ZGallerie.com between July 2015 and January 2016.
LED Lamps. GE Lighting is recalling about 35,000 LED lamps in the United States and 500 LED lamps in Mexico because the lamps can separate from their base and fall onto consumers below, posing an impact hazard. This recall involves GE Lighting high-intensity discharge LED lamps used in lighting fixtures for warehouses, schools and gymnasiums. They are 5.5 inches in diameter by 11.5 inches long and weigh about three pounds. The lamps were sold in a blue and white carton with “ED37/EX39 base” on the front and “PC:21259” on the back above the bar code. Recalled lamps have the GE logo and the following information on the white plastic base of the lamp: LED165/M400/740, 165W, 4000K, 20000 Lumens, China and date code K213 or K245. These lamps were sold by GE Lighting authorised dealers and electrical distributors nationwide, including Crescent Electric Supply Company, Graybar and W.W. Grainger Industrial Supply, from September through December 2015.