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Koehler-Bright Star Recalls Flashlights Due to Explosion Hazard

Description:
This recall involves WorkSafe 3-D cell flashlights, model number 2224 LED. The model number is printed at the top right side of the text contained on the flashlight. The flashlight is safety orange with a black reflector assembly and black end cap and measures about 10.25 inches long by 2 inches in diameter. Only 3-D cell flashlights that do not contain a date code stamped on the body of the units are included in the recall

Remedy:
Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled flashlights and inspect the flashlights for a missing date code on the body of the flashlights. If the recalled flashlight does not have a date code, contact Koehler-Bright Star for free replacement parts.

Incidents/Injuries:
None reported

Sold At:
Koehler-Bright Star Industrial distributors, Grainger and online at Amazon.com from January 2017 through May 2018 for about $21.

Manufacturer(s):
Koehler-Bright Star, of Hanover, Pa.

Manufactured In:
United States
Recall number:
18-204

Flashlight Recall Alert

Contact:
Koehler-Bright Star at 800-788-1696 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at [email protected] or online at www.koehlerlighting.com and click on the Contact Us tab for more information.

Name of product:
WorkSafe 3-D cell flashlights
Hazard:
The flashlights are missing an encapsulation on a circuit board component which protects the flashlight from igniting an explosive environment, posing an injury hazard to the user or bystander.

Remedy:
Replace
Recall date:
August 14, 2018
Units:
About 7,500 (In addition, 200 were sold in Canada)

 

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