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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 21, 2004
Release # 04-067
Company Phone Number: (800) 637-0230
CPSC Consumer Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

CPSC, Browning Announce Recall of Flashlight Batteries

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces the following recall in voluntary cooperation with the firm below. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of product: Browning CR123A lithium batteries sold with Browning Black Ice flashlights

Units: 12,500

Manufacturer: Browning, of Morgan, Utah

Hazard: The batteries can short out, causing the flashlight's canister to rupture and pose injury to the consumer.

Incidents/Injuries: There have been two reports of the flashlights rupturing. No injuries have been reported.

Description: The recalled 3-volt lithium batteries were packaged in pairs with Browning Black Ice 6-volt Xenon 6 LED flashlights. The batteries were also sold separately in packs of two. No other Black Ice model flashlights are involved in this recall.

Sold at: The flashlights were sold at hunting and sporting goods stores nationwide during December 2003 for about $50.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumer should remove the batteries from the flashlights and contact Browning for information on receiving a refund or replacement.

Consumer Contact: Contact Browning at (800) 637-0230 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or visit the firmís Web site at www.Browning.com/recall.

Picture of Recalled Flashlight Batteries


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