General Mills Recalls Bug's Life Flashlights & GE Silicones Recalls WeatherMate Wood Cleaner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Kim Dulic
August 19, 1999 (301) 504-7058

Release # 99-160

 

 

General Mills Recalls Bug's Life Flashlights & GE Silicones Recalls WeatherMate Wood Cleaner

 

This press release consists of two recalls. Please choose the appropriate recall below.

- Bug's Life Flashlights - General Mills, of Minneapolis, Minn., is recalling about 139,000 "Bug's Life" mini-projector flashlights, used as a premium with its cereals. These flashlights can short circuit and become very hot when turned on, posing a risk of burns to consumers.

- WeatherMate Exterior Wood Cleaner - GE Silicones, of Waterford, N.Y., is voluntarily recalling about 2,500 units of WeatherMate(tm) wood cleaner. A supporting clip that affixes the spray nozzle to the bottle becomes brittle and could break off during use.