Target Corporation recently announced a recall of its 6-pc. LED Flashlight Sets. The company initiated the recall after receiving four incidents with the flashlights, including two minor burn injuries to consumer’s hands.
When turned on, the flashlights can heat up, smoke or melt, posing fire and burn hazards.
The LED Flashlight Sets were sold from October 2010 through December 2011. The 6-pc. LED Flashlight Sets are made of silver plastic with black rubber around the handle and light base. The flashlight sets have UPC code 490021010049 printed on the back of the package. They were sold in sets of six, including two small flashlights measuring about 3 inches long, two medium flashlights about 6 inches long and two large flashlights about 7 1/2 inches long.
Approximately 55,000 LED flashlight sets were sold at Target stores nationwide from October 2010 through December 2011 for about $10 per set.
According to the recall notice, consumers should immediately stop using the flashlights and return them to any Target store for a full refund. 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 website at www.target.com.
If your have been injured by a flashlight or other piece of hardware, a defective products attorney may be able to help you pursue the compensation you deserve. For more information, call 1-888-BURNETTI.